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School Health

  • John W. RichardsJr.


The role of the school physician and the concept of school health have historically been limited to acute medical problems treated or referred by the school nurse, immunizations, athletic physical examinations, or screening clinics for particular problems, e.g., vision, hearing, or scoliosis. As the “learning for living” concept of basic education gains popularity, physicians, teachers, and administrators are reevaluating the importance of school health and the responsibilities of the school physician.


Family Physician School Health Hyperactive Child School Physician Emotional Immaturity 
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