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[Injection of a sulfone-oil suspension]

Contributor(s):
Pittet, Pierre, photographer
Publication:
1977
Language(s):
English
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Injections
Child
World Health Organization
Abstract:
A child, naked except for beads around the neck and waist, is receiving an injection of antibacterial agents in the buttocks. A number painted on the childs back indicates the amount of sulfone the child is to receive. Verso: WHO/4705. Africa-Leprosy. SM 2-3.1977. The best results in the treatment of leprosy have been achived with a sulphone-oil suspension and the dose to be given to children is adjusted to their body weigh. Children are therefore weighed first and the amount of sulphone to be given is painted on their back before a make nurse administers the injection.
Copyright:
WHO must be mentioned in the accompanying text and/or given credit. This item may be under copyright protection. Please ask copyright owner for permission before publishing.
Copyright Holder:
World Health Organization; Source: Research; Research date: 07/24/2015
Extent:
1 photoprint.
NLM Unique ID:
101436972 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A013638
Contributor(s):
Pittet, Pierre, photographer
Publication:
1977
Language(s):
English
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Injections
Child
World Health Organization
Abstract:
A child, naked except for beads around the neck and waist, is receiving an injection of antibacterial agents in the buttocks. A number painted on the childs back indicates the amount of sulfone the child is to receive. Verso: WHO/4705. Africa-Leprosy. SM 2-3.1977. The best results in the treatment of leprosy have been achived with a sulphone-oil suspension and the dose to be given to children is adjusted to their body weigh. Children are therefore weighed first and the amount of sulphone to be given is painted on their back before a make nurse administers the injection.
Copyright:
WHO must be mentioned in the accompanying text and/or given credit. This item may be under copyright protection. Please ask copyright owner for permission before publishing.
Copyright Holder:
World Health Organization; Source: Research; Research date: 07/24/2015
Extent:
1 photoprint.
NLM Unique ID:
101436972 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A013638