Results of Mass Treatment in Trachoma Model District in Yamaguchi Prefecture:II. Results of Mass Treatment in Okikamuro, Towa-machi, Oshima Country Shozo Oishi 1 , Toshio Furuyama 2 , Toshio Yanagihara 3 1Department of Ophthalmology, Yamaguchi Medical School 2Department of Hygiene pp.43-47
Published Date 1957/8/15
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1410206109
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Results of the mass treatment which was once or twice instillations of 1% Terramycin ointment a day and Keining's massage for a part of patients, and was performed against all habitants of Okikamuro Island for 3 months, were as follows :Number of patients among 1328 examinees was 359 (27.2%). Patients of advanced age were the most and patients of school age were less than those of advanced age. Patients in the prime of life were a little. 89.6% of all patients were cured, 7.5% of them got better and 3.7% showed no change. 39 of 56 severe cases (69.6%), 237 of 255 slight cases (92.9%) and 42 of 44 susp-ected cases (95.9%) were cured.

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