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East Ham 1940

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]

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11.

TABLE IV.

TREATMENT TABLES.

GROUP I - MINOR AILMENTS (excluding Uncleanliness, for which see Table VI).

Disease or Defect.Number of Defects treated or under treatment during the year.
Under the Authority's Scheme.Otherwise.Total.
(1)(2)(3)(4)
Skin.
Ringworm Scalp:-
(i) X-Ray Treatment.---
(ii) Other Treatment.-11
Ringworm Body-11
Scabies23-23
Impetigo22224
Other skin disease86-86
Minor Eye Defects. (External and other, "but excluding cases falling in Group II.)32436
Minor Ear Defects. (Treatment for more serious diseases of the ear (e.g. operative treatment in hospital) is recorded in the body of the Annual Report. )16-16
Miscellaneous, (e.g. minor injuries, bruises,sores, chilblains, etc. )5249533
Total:-70517720
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GROUP II - DEFECTIVE VISION AND SQUINT (excluding Minor Eye Defects treated as Minor Ailments - Group I)

No. of Defects dealt with.
Under the Authority's Scheme.Otherwise.Total.
ERRORS OF REFRACTION (including squint).122-122
(Operations for squint are recorded separately in the "body of the Annual Report). Other defect or disease of the eyes (excluding those recorded in Group I).---
Total:-122-122
No. of Children for whom spec- tacles were
(a) Prescribed62-62
(b) Obtained58462
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