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July 18, 1931


JAMA. 1931;97(3):193-194. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730030043023

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The Medicopedagogic Examination of School Children  The following resolution was passed at the recent congress held in Liége:The Congrès de l'association internationale pour la protection de l'enfance hereby adopts a resolution to the effect that in all institutions of learning a physiologic and mental examination of all pupils or students be made and that record cards be employed for the classification of the pupils. As regards the physical examination, in the large cities and the important communes it is desirable that school inspection be entrusted to physicians who devote themselves exclusively to the work. Where the number of schools and of school children justify the outlay, a woman physician should be designated for the kindergartens and the girls' schools. Visiting school nurses, with the aid of the instructional corps and, if need be, of a teacher, male or female, especially delegated, will give emergency aid in small matters, including

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