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June 28, 1952

School Health and Health Education with Special Consideration of the Teacher's Part in the School Health Program

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By C. E. Turner, A.M., Ed.M., D.Sc., Consultant in Health Education, World Health Organization, Arlington, Mass. With editorial assistance of C. Morley Sellery, M.D., Director of Health Services, Los Angeles City Schools, Los Angeles. Second edition. Cloth. $3.50. Pp. 472, with 11 illustrations. C. V. Mosby Company, 3207 Washington Blvd., St. Louis 3, 1952.

JAMA. 1952;149(9):903-904. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.02930260105029

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This is the second edition of a book that has been well accepted at the professional level for teaching school health and health education in teacher's colleges and providing supplementary reference to those actually engaged in teaching. In the preface, Dr. Turner states that "This book was prepared for teachers and school health personnel in training and in service. It seeks to present the educational aspects of the school health program and the personnel relationships involved.... The activities of physicians, nurses, dentists, dental hygienists, physical educators and others who contribute to the health program of the school are indicated in such a way as to show administrative relationships and educational opportunities without a discussion of the respective professional techniques...."

This book would be of interest primarily to the educator and particularly the classroom teacher who must, at some time during the school year, include health in the subject matter that

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