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
HARRINGTON FE, MYERS JA, LEVINE I. TUBERCULOSIS AMONG EMPLOYEES OF THE MINNEAPOLIS SCHOOLS. JAMA. 1935;104(21):1869–1874. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760210001001
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