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June 22, 1957

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

JAMA. 1957;164(8):937. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980080107030

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Abstract

In this third edition, two associate authors have joined the original author to form a writing team representative of medicine, public health, and health education. The volume has been revised, brought up to date, and personalized for the reader. The comprehensive text provides full and careful coverage of the various aspects of the school health program. After tracing the historical development of school health in this country, the functions and responsibilities of the "school health team" are outlined and the health aspects of school-community relations are discussed in detail. The rest of the volume is devoted to the particulars of arrangements for health services, provision of a safe and healthful environment, and development of an effective health teaching program.

The authors have included a vast amount of practical detail in this new edition. A more comprehensive use of illustrations than in the earlier editions helps in clarification and adds to

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