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West Ham 1947

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

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(a) Prescribed1,218
(b) Obtained1,136
Group 3. Treatment of defects of Nose and Throat:
Received Operative Treatment265
Received Other Forms of Treatment94
Total Number Treated359
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Dental Inspection and Treatment

(1) Number of children inspected by the Dentists:
(a) Periodic Age Group8,413
(b) Specials1,965
(c) Total (Periodic and Specials)10,378
(2) Number found to require treatment6,674
(3) Number actually treated5,043
(4) Attendances made by children for treatment10,138
(5) Half-days devoted to:
*Total half-days1,941
(6) Fillings:
Permanent teeth5,744
Temporary teeth3,839
Total fillings9,583
(7) Extractions:
Permanent teeth895
Temporary teeth8,698
Total extractions9,593
(8) Administrations of general anaesthetics for extractions1,750
(9) Other operations:
Permanent teeth1,117
Temporary teeth321
Total of "other operations"1,438
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*In addition, 663 sessions were devoted to Orthodontic treatment.

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