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2014-04-04 12:37:08

Ophthalmologists should be prepared for life-threatening reactions during retinopathy of prematurity screening, cautions a case report published in the Journal of AAPOS Eyedrops administered to infants as part of routine outpatient retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening can have life-threatening consequences. A case report published in the current issue of the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) describes cardiopulmonary arrest in a...

2008-02-07 03:00:13

By Watkins, Jean AT A GLANCE BACTERIAL CONJUNCTIVITIS Presentation * Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva caused by bacteria, virus or allergy or associated with foreign body. * Bacteria involved are commonly Staphylococcus, Streptococcus pneumoniae or Haemophilus influenza. * More often Gram-negative bacteria in patients with contact lens. * Eye feels gritty (allergic conjunctivitis is itchy). * Watering of the eye discharge may be yellow/white and mucopurulent....


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'