logologo-optometry

Optometry: professional, economic and legal aspects

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Catalogue Number: 2830
Optometry: professional, economic and legal aspects
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Hewett collection
Author: HOFSTETTER , Henry W
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1948
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: St Louis, Missouri, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: The C V Mosby Company
Description Of Item: Original blue cloth covers, 235 x 155 mm, with gold lttering, 412 pages, 33 black and white figures in text
Historical Significance: This book gives a comprehensive account of the state of optometric practice in the USA in the 1940s and reflects the aspirations of the profession at the time. It has 26 Chapters covering the history and origins of optometry, its legal status, and legal contrtaints and risks, ethics, optometric manpower and earnings, public health and many other topics. It was written by Henry (Hank) Hoffstetter OD PhD 1914-2002), who at the time was an Assistant Professor at Ohio State University and was later, from 1952, the founding Dean of the School of Optometry at Indiana University. He was an influential optometric leader from the late 1950s to beyond his retirement in 1980.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Optometry Museum
Date Acquired: Apr 2016
Condition: A well used and worn copy
Location: Nathan Library. Hewett collection

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