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Dietry habits

N C Desai, S Desai, R Desai
Even though the primary prevention of many eye diseases can be effectively incorporated into the existing pattern of rural eye camps, efforts in this direction are restrained and insubstantial. We describe our technique and experience in the prevention of xerophthalmia by organising a distinct entity called a xerophthalmia clinic in our eye camps. The clinic consists of an Ophthalmologist or an Ophthalmic assistant who will exclusively examine children who come to the eye camp. This is perhaps, the first report on rural xerophthalmia clinics, in ophthalmic literature...
May 1992: International Ophthalmology
H Gögler
Experience of two African and one German Surgical Units on abdominal operations in a two-years period are reported. Appendicitis, gall-stones, cancer of the colon and intestinal diverticulosis are rare in Africa, but frequent in Europe. Possible relations to dietry habits are discussed.
1977: Zentralblatt Für Chirurgie
J Buccicone, R G McAllister
Twelve ambulatory, stable, hypertensive patients were studied to determine the effect of a single, structured session of dietary counseling on daily sodium intake. The patients understood the material presented to them, as measured by testing six weeks after the original session, and they perceived themselves as having substantially reduced their daily salt intake (p less than 0.005); objective assessment of dietry sodium from measurement of 24-hour urinary sodium excretion, however, showed no significant decrease in this patient group...
December 1977: Southern Medical Journal
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