Scabies

United Kingdom, 1946

Film
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Exposition of modern British methods used in diagnosis and treatment of scabies. The film shows the habits and life-cycle of the mite, the secondary infections which make diagnosis and treatment difficult, and methods of treatment. Treatment at a centre is shown, and instruction for home treatment are illustrated. Examination of contact is also dealt with. Intended for doctors, health visitors, sanitary inspectors, nurses and medical orderlies.

Credits

director

Robin Carruthers

Language

English

Duration

00:24:30:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28207

Subject categories

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hygiene

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Public health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Public health - Great Britain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Scabies

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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