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Council on Physical Medicine

JAMA. 1946;130(7):407-411. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870070027008.
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The following have been members of the council arranged in order of years of service on the council; the names starred are the present members: Hardy,* Prangen,* Dunphy, Hitz,* Allen,* Costenbader,* Cordes, Cowan, Cushman,* Fralick,* McCaslin,* Vail, Wheeler, Clay, Dunnington, Gifford, Goar,* Gradle,* Guibor, Lancaster,* Boyes * and Bulson. Associate members: Miss Stark,* Miss Sobacke, Miss Wells, Miss Dicke, Miss Lancaster, Miss Brunn, Miss Powell * and Miss Enos.*
The position of the eyes when fusion is eliminated is called the fusion-free position. It is also called—miscalled—the position of rest. This is misleading, since it implies that the eyes are at rest, whereas they are by no means at rest since they are acting under the fixation reflex.
Chavasse, F. B., in Worth's Squint or the Binocular Reflexes and the Treatment of Strabismus , ed. 7, Philadelphia, P. Blakiston's Son & Co., Inc., 1939, p. 107.


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