Book Reviews
May 1937

School Health Problems.

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By Dr. Laurence B. Chenoweth and Dr. Theodore K. Selkirk. Price, $3. Pp. 387, with 112 illustrations. New York: F. S. Crofts & Co., 1936.

Am J Dis Child. 1937;53(5):1415-1416. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1937.04140120239014

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This book is designed for students of education, teachers in service and others who may desire a knowledge of the fundamentals of school health problems. It should be of interest to pediatricians who may participate in school programs or give guidance to this branch of community service. It is more concerned with the problems of the child of school age than it is with the school plant, the management of the curriculums and the hours and methods of instruction, which should be designed to meet the individual needs of children from the standpoint of their physical, mental, emotional and social health. The emphasis is generally on the knowledge which the well trained physician brings to bear on school problems rather than on the problems of the administration of health measures in school and the methods of education of the child in healthful living. The book covers in a brief form

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