September 11, 1948

Health Instruction Yearbook 1946

JAMA. 1948;138(2):163. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900020059032

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This is the third volume in a series of yearbooks of which previous volumes have been reviewed in The Journal. Except for the anomalous dating which has previously been discussed and which puts a 1946 date on material derived largely from 1945, this is a fine job which ought to be continued. The first book was good and the second better. This is better still. In the "1946" edition appears a foreword and preface plus twenty-one chapters dealing with various phases of health, as social accomplishment; social problems; nutrition and health; excretion and health; exercise and body mechanics; fatigue and rest; mental health and disease; heredity and eugenics; infection and immunity; chronic and degenerative disorders; habit forming substances; care of special organs; safety; health and physical environment; health services and facilities; family health, school health, occupational health; community health services; trends and possibilities; international health; a bibliography;

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