Technical report: Manual of visual standards in Victoria

Catalogue Number: 816
Technical report: Manual of visual standards in Victoria
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Booklet
Author: STEWARD Judy M
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1985
Edition: 2nd Edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Victorian College of Optometry
Description Of Item: Original green illustrated card wrappers, 22 pages. Also a draft of the report printed as duplicated typescript with green card wrappers (not illustrated) protected by clear plastic sheets, 22 pages.
Historical Significance: In the 1970s optometrists were increasingly being asked to certify the visual fitness of patients for particular occupations or being asked about this by the patients who were contemplating entry to particular occupations. There was a need for a reference manual of vision standards. This was compiled by optometrist Judy Steward (now Orenstein) at the request of the Victorian Division of the AOA under the guidance of the Victorian College of Optometry. The College printed the manual in both its draft and final form.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Condition: Good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 1

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