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Author: COHN, H. Title: Die Hygiene des Auges in den Schulen.
Description: Wien, Leipzig, Urban und Schwarzenberg, 1883. 8vo. Sl. later full yellow paste paper brds. W. 53 woodc. ills. (VIII, 190 pp.). First edition. Hirschberg para 1142, a.o.pl.: Kelly, 89: G&M 1622: 'Cohn did much to promote school hygiene. He advocated regular examination of the eyes of school-children, an idea which was put into practice in 1885...': Gorin, p. 128: Münchow, p. 654: Albert e.a., Source Book, item 450 and biogr. note: 'Cohn, Hermann Ludwig, 1838 - 1906, of Breslau, studied the natural sciences at Breslau and Heidelberg, where among his teachers were Helmholtz and Bunsen ... Cohn was a pioneer in advocating routine examinations of the eyes of cschoolchildren, and he developed a series of test types for this purpose. He also constructed a refracting ophthalmoscope with a rotating disk and corrective lens, and experimented with photography of the fundus.':
Keywords: ophthalmology oogheelkunde schoolchildren medicine Toon
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- Book number: 4877