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Trachoma among the Indians

Lewis H. Carris

Trachoma among the Indians

what Uncle Sam should do about it

by Lewis H. Carris

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Published by Eastern Association on Indian Affairs in [New York? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Diseases,
  • Trachoma -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEastern Association on Indian Affairs, Inc. Bulletin No. 7.
    Statementby Lewis H. Carris.
    SeriesBulletin / Eastern Association on Indian Affairs, Inc -- no. 7., Bulletin (Eastern Association on Indian Affairs) -- no. 7.
    ContributionsEastern Association on Indian Affairs., McWhorter Collection.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17148947M
    OCLC/WorldCa36148673

      Abstract. Objective: To determine the prevalence of trachoma among Indigenous Australians. Design, setting and participants: A national, stratified, random cluster sample survey of Indigenous children (5–15 years) and adults (≥ 40 years) in 30 communities across Australia. Data collection was undertaken in Main outcome measures: Results based on a Cited by:   Trachoma is a disease that has been with us from antiquity. It is discussed in ancient Egyptian texts written on papyrus and in even earlier writings from ancient China. Chronic infection with the trachoma organism, Chlamydia trachomatis, can lead to disease came to prominence in Europe during the Napoleonic wars, when tens of thousands of British Cited by:

      A hundred and fifty years ago, Africans and Afro-Americans were noted to have much lower rates of trachoma than the Europeans among whom they lived and worked. 7, 20, 26 At that time, trachoma was Cited by:   Trachoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness worldwide. It is common in areas where the people are socio-economically deprived. The aim of this study was to assess active trachoma and associated risk factors among children 1–9 years in East Gojjam. Community-based cross-sectional study was conducted in Baso Liben District from February Cited by:

    load of blinding trachoma among adults and the need for surgical services for Trichiasis. The identification of the districts was made using socio-developmental indicators and the list was prepared by district authorities including the District Blindness Program Size: KB. Trachoma is one of the seven most common NTDs. Terms in this set (5) What is Trachoma? It is a disease caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. What is the disease burden for Trachoma? *Mainly found in Africa, Asia the Middle East and Central America in .


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Trachoma rises among American Indians Trachoma, a serious bacterial infection of the lining of the eyelids, is a leading cause of blindness. Theme Epidemics Region California, Great Basin, Great Plains, Northeast, Northwest Coast, Plateau, Southeast, Southwest.

The destructive effects of trachoma on the eyesight and the difficulty and tediousness of effecting a cure are so well known that the apparent rarity of the disease in continental America has, until recently, been a cause for is true that, prior tocases of trachoma in Cited by: 6.

Trachoma Among the Indians of the U.S.A [J R McGibony] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : J R McGibony. The trachoma surveys conducted by McMullen and his colleagues in the mountainous section of eastern Kentucky revealed that about 7% of school children had trachoma, 37 and these were among the earliest trachoma surveys undertaken by the U.S.

Public Health Service2, 8, 9, 17, 26, 39, 43, 53, 54 and others 55 at the ma was already known in the United States in Cited by: He makes That these lay writers actually took notice of the ocular conditions among the Indians is again shown in the book by Seth K.

Humphreys pub lished inentitled "The Indian dispossessed", in which there is a pic ture of chief Red Cloud Cited by: 4. Life Among the Indians book. Read 36 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The story of the Oatman girls, Olive and Mary Ann, is one of /5. Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer Among the Indians and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook | view Audible audiobook.

Share. Read this book and over 1 million others with a Kindle Unlimited membership. Read with Kindle Unlimited Buy New. $ List Price: $18 /5(17). S. Doc.Diseases Among the Indians, 62d Cong., 2d Sess. (10 Aug. ), 2. Return to text. John McMullen, “Trachoma in Kentucky: A Report of an Investigation of the Prevalence of Trachoma in the Mountains of Eastern Kentucky,” Public Health Repo no.

45 (Nov. 8, ): Return to text. Trachoma poses blindness risk in the West A U.S. Public Health Service study finds that percent of Native Americans, roug people, have the eye disease trachoma. The infection rate is as high as one-third of Indians on reservations in Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming, and one-half of Indian students in some boarding schools.

Trachoma among the Indians of Western Canada forms a problem the extent of which is not well known. There are many cases in all the provinces but the percentage is highest in the Prairie provinces and in British Columbia. As the Indians become able to take a more intimate part in the life of the country, as farmers, workmen in factories, or in domestic service, the danger of Author: J.

Wall. The presence of trachoma in this region is well known. In his book published inthe Salesian priest Alves da Silva stated that eye problems were common in the region, and mentioned that trachoma was a common disease in the people who lived in this region, especially among Makus(3).

InDr. Ana Paula : Antonio Augusto Velasco Cruz. Braz J Med Biol Res, OctoberVolume 35(10) Trachoma among the Yanomami Indians. J.S. Paula 1, N.H. Medina 2 and A.A.V. Cruz 1.

1 Departamento de Oftalmologia, Otorrinolaringologia e Cirurgia de Cabeça e Pescoço, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brasil 2 Serviço Sanitário de Oftalmologia.

trachoma (trəkō`mə), infection of the mucous membrane of the eyelids caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. Trachoma affects at least 86 million people worldwide.

An estimated million people are blind or visually impaired because of it, making the disease the second leading cause of blindness, after cataracts.

Author summary Trachoma is one of the main neglected infectious diseases and carry a considerable burden to human health as a consequence of the clinical severity of the disease which may evolve to blindness. The lack of hygiene, education and other indicators of low social and economic markers occurring in developing and underdeveloped countries favour the Cited by: 2.

Sidney J. Tillim, Trachoma Among American Indians," National Society for the Prevention of Blindness, publication () Robert A. Trennert is professor of history at Arizona State University and a leading scholar in western American history.

His latest book is The Phoenix Indian School: Forced Assimilation in Arizona, Schereschewsky, trachoma was “a veritable scourge among the Indians.” 4 In the previous fall, fourteen USPHS officers had surveyed one-eighth of the Native American population across the continental U.S.

(39, individuals) and discovered that percent were infected. 5 Similarly. Trachoma has been a major problem of the American Indians since the time of the early explorers. Prior to the introduction of sulphonamides inthe treatment depended primarily upon the use of copper sulfate and other caustics, and on the surgical correction of local deformities.

In the early s, a Trachoma Boarding School was established in the Apache Cited by: 7. These characters can be popular among students, and their stories help them remember their lessons on the SAFE strategy.

Many characters are so popular with students that educators will create new stories for other lessons with the same characters. In order to ensure a wider audience and better comprehension, most trachoma programs develop. The four diseases discussed in this chapter (dracunculiasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and trachoma) are among the officially designated "Neglected Tropical Diseases," and each is also both the result of and a contributor to the poverty of many rural populations.

To various degrees, they all have adverse effects on health, agricultural. Navajo Epidemiology Center. Health Conditions among the Indians;Trachoma among the Indians of the Southwest. Search Tips. Phrase Searching You can use double quotes to search for a series of words in a particular order.

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Wildcard Searching If you want to search for multiple variations of a word, you can substitute a special symbol (called a "wildcard") for one or more letters.Trachoma, although rare in more-developed countries, is a significant cause of preventable blindness in the world.

Widespread in some Middle Eastern countries, it has remained common in Asia, India, Central and South America, and Africa and occurs sporadically in southern and eastern Europe.In Western countries, few individuals have heard of this disease but in the countries which are poorest in Africa, the prevalence especially among children can reach up to 40%.

When treated early, the prognosis for individuals with trachoma is excellent. Trachoma Symptoms. The major symptoms or signs of the initial stages of trachoma consist of.