[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
May 25, 1935


Author Affiliations

From the Lymanhurst School for Tuberculous Children and the Departments of Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School.

JAMA. 1935;104(21):1869-1874. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760210001001

Throughout the nation, school boards are contemplating the issuance of orders to the effect that all teachers and employees of school systems be adequately examined for tuberculosis. In a good many places, such orders have already been issued and the work is in progress. Every physician is interested in the health of the children of this country, even though he may practice a specialty remote from pediatrics. It is probable that during the next five years nearly every physician in this country will be called on to take a part in actual examination of teachers and children for tuberculosis or will be consulted by parents and others concerning the advisability of or information regarding such examinations. Health laws and regulations provide for examinations in several places, such as the following from one state:

Section 5384. Teachers, pupils, etc. Certificate: No teacher, pupil or employee about a school building who is

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview