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Fred Cossom Hollows interviewed by Gordon Briscoe in Gordon Briscoe collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 555619
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Hollows, F. C. (Frederick Cossum), 1929-1993, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1990 Jun 
2 sound tape reels (ca. 68 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., full track, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Gordon Briscoe collection.

Summary

Professor Hollows talks about being a medical practitioner in the 1970s in north west South Australia; the medical condition of the people when he first went to the north west; the medical services available to the people; the establishment of a trachoma clinic; how the clinic was administered; the use of army field hospitals for surgery; the causes of trachoma and other infectious diseases found.

Biography/History

Professor Fred Hollows - ophthalmologist.

Notes

Recorded at his home in Sydney from June 30-31, 1990.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Hollows, F. C. (Frederick Cossum), 1929-1993 -- Interviews.  |  Medicine -- Practice -- South Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- South Australia.  |  Trachoma -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Briscoe, Gordon, 1938-, Interviewer

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