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January 14, 1933

Hospitals and Child Health: Hospitals and Dispensaries, Convalescent Care, Medical Social Service.

JAMA. 1933;100(2):139. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740020057037

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This book presents the conclusions of three subcommittees of the White House Conference on Child Health and Protection based on a study and investigation of the whole problem of the relationship of the hospital toward the health and welfare of children. The first part of the book presents the report of the Subcommittee on Hospitals and Dispensaries, of which Clifford G. Grulee, M.D., of the Rush Medical College of the University of Chicago, is chairman. This part surveys the situation in children's and orthopedic hospitals, dispensaries and posture clinics. The second part presents the report of the Subcommittee on Convalescent Care, of which Adrian V. S. Lambert, M.D., of the Welfare Council of New York City, is chairman. This part considers the situation in convalescent homes and offers practical suggestions for improving the service and increasing the number making use of convalescent care. The third section, occupying more than half

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