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D. TEETH. 1. Are the teeth clean? ..... 2 Are the teeth sound?. 3. Are the six-year molars in good condition?.... 4. Has the child been to a dentist within six months?. 6. Are the teeth regular?...... 6. Does the child use a toothbrush every day?. 7. Are the gums free from abscesses?. 8. Are the gums healthy looking?... 9. Are the upper teeth straight (not prominent)?. 10. Have decayed teeth been filled?..
E. NOSE AND THROAT. 1. Does the child breathe with the mouth closed?. 2. Is he free from pasal discharge?... 3. Is he free from "Dasal voice”?. 4. Has he a well-developed face?. 5. Has he a well-developed chin?. 6. Has he straight, even teeth?. 7. Is the child mentally alert?. & Is he usually free from sore throat?. 9. Is the hard palate wide (not high and narrow)? 10. Is the hearing good?.....
F. Ears. 1. Does the child usually answer questions without first saying "What”?. 2. Is he fairly attentive?.... 3. Is he fairly bright appearing (not stupid)?.. 4. Does he have a voice with good expression (not expressionless)?. 5. Does he spell fairly well?. 6. Does he read fairly well?. 7. Is he free from earache?.. 8. Does he hear a watch tick as far as the average child?. 9. Is be free from ear discharge?..... 10. Is he free from any peculiar postures which might indicate deafnes
G. EYES 1. Are the child's eyes straight?.. 2. Is be free from chronic headache?. 3. Does he do his work without fatigue?. 4. Is be free from squinting or frowning?. 3. Is the child free from postures which might indicate eye defects, such as leaning over too near the desk,
holding the head on one side, etc.?..... 6. Are the eyes free from redness and discharge?.. 7. Are the eyelids healthy looking?..... & Can the child read writing on the board from his seat". 9. Have the eyes been tested separately with the Suellen test, type?..
H. COMMUNICABLE DISEASES OF THE SKIN. 1. Is the head free from any signs of disease (lice, ringworm)?. 2. Is the skin of the face, hands, wrists, forearms, chest, free from red, somewhat circular patches (ring.
worm)? ....... 3. Is the skin of the face, hands, and forearms free from infected spots with crusts and pus (impetigo)?.... 4. Is the child free from red scratched lines and spots on the hands, wrists, forearms, chest, and between the fingers (itch)?....
I. ERUPTIVE CHILDREN'S DISEASES.
1. Flushed face.. 2. Lassitude. 3. Vomiting.. 4. Eruptions... 5. Coogested eyes.. 6. Discharging eyes. 7. Nasal discharge. 8. Persistent cough. 9. Scratching.. 10. Sleepiress.
(See p. 34.) SHAWAN, Jacob Albright. School activities in relating to children's eyes. In
National education association of the United States. Journal of proceedings and addresses, 1911. Published by the association, 1911. p. 1063-70.
A résumé of information being gathered through questionnaire sent out by N. E. A. Committee appointed at the Boston meeting of the Department of special education, 1910, "to study and report on the conservation of vision. This committee consists of an ophthalmologist, a psychologist, an illuminating engineer, a publisher, and a superintendent of schools. Its object is to study not only school conditions with reference to the use and abuse of vision, but other conditions. ... The committee has so far planned to investigate the following phases of the subject: 1. The physiology and pathology of vision. 2. Illumination, both natural and artificial. 3. Objects of vision, including books, writing tablets, blackboards, etc. 4. The psychology of vision, especially with reference to conduct. 5. The legal aspects of the problem of the conservation of vision with special reference to legislative regulations.
“This paper is ... a partial report of one member of the committee and is confined to one phase of the subject.
“A comprehensive questionnaire has been prepared and 3,000 copies sent to superintendents and principals of schools in the United States. ...
“Out of 736 answers ... 456, or 59 per cent, have the eyes of children examined periodically. ... Out of 504 answers, the following facts are de luced: 326, or 42 per cent, of the examinations were made by teachers; 138, or 17.7 per cent, of the examinations were made by physicians; 30, or 3.9 per cent, of the examinations were made by teachers, physicians, and ophthalmologists; 10, or 1.5 per cent, of the examinations were made by ophthalmologists and specialists."
Summary: " Firsi, light should be admitted to the schoolroom from the left of the pupils with a window space equal to not less than one-fifth of the floor surface." “Second, a shiny suriace, whether the blackboard or printed page is injurious and should be avoided. “Third, the type used for printing school books should be large an i wear. “ Fourth, the amount of work requiring pencil or pen should be limitej.
“ Fifth, correction of the differences in refractive power of the two eyes should be discovered and promptly made by the wise of proper glasses.
“Sirth, where the power of vision is limited it should be conserve l and developed by proper eyetraining, either by segregation or by the omission of certain subjects of study."
AUTHOR AND SUBJECT INDEX.
Alabama, medical inspection of public schools, 62–63.
meats with other health agencies, 64; inspection
for ommunicable diseases, 25-26. Bine-imon tests, Detroit public schools, 82. Biret tests, revised, 126-127. Birmingham, Ala., medical inspection of schools,
Cincinnati, Ohio, medical inspection of schools,
27,97-98. Clairton Borough, Pa., inspection for communica
ble diseases. 27. Clapp, R. G., 10. Cleveland, Ohio, card and record system, 109;
medical inspection of schools, 37, 46-47,98-100. Cloudman, H. H., 101. Colcord, A. W., 27. Colorado, medical inspection of schools, 67. Colton, J. C., 49. Communicable diseases, inspection, 24-31. Connecticut, medical inspection of schools, 35, 42
67-69. Contagious diseases. See Communicable diseases. Coplan, M., 10. Corley, J. P., 41. Cornell, W. 8., 10,33,50, 109. Cotton-mill operatives, hookworm disease, 19. Coues, W. P., 35,78. Courses of study, school nurses and school teach
Crowley, R. H., 19.
school nurse, 53. Diphtheria, bacillus carriers in public schools, 26-27;
epidemics, 27, 30. Diseases, communicable, inspection, 24–31. Diseases, contagious. See Communicable diseases. District of Columbia, school laggards, 69. Ditman, N. E., 57. Dixon, S. C., 11,24. 101. Dowling, Oscar, 11. Dresbach, M., 38. Dresslar, F. B., 11-12
Blan, L. B., 89-90.
dents, 34-35; melical examination of new stu
denis, 63-64. Callicotte, W. 1., 67. Cambridge, Mass., medical inspection of schools, 79. Capavan, M. M., 80. Canton, Mass., medical inspection of schools, 80. Carley, M. E., 50). Chapin, C. V., 103, Chestle, A, H., 33, Chicago, medical inspection of schools, 27, 37, 52
53, 73–74; municipal laboratory, 27. Children, school, physical examination, adminis
trative inethods, 7.
Ears, medical inspection, 31-33, 36, 38.
Fairchild, B. C., 45.
Lafier, C. C., 102.
Fort Worth, Tex., medical inspection of schools,
105-106. Foster, A., 19. Gallie, D. M., 41. Gallivan, W. J., 78-79. Gantt, L. R. H., 103. General references, 7-23. Georgia, medical inspection of schools, 71-72. Givens, A. J., 12. Goodenough, E. W., 67. Grand Rapids, Mich., medical inspection of schools,
81. Greensburg, Ind., inspection for communicable dis
eases, 30. Gulick, L. H., 12-13,62. Hall, I. C., 25-26. Hamilton, S., jr., 101 Hancock, D. O., 75. Hanson, J. G., 76. Harrer, W. F., 47-48. Harrington, T. F., 26. Harrisburg, Pa., medical inspection of schools,
101-102. Hartman, L. M., 13. Haywood, Hubert, jr., 96. Health officers, shortcomings, 59; training, 60. Heche, Arthur, 58. Hedger, Caroline, 74. Heidelberg, Germany, defective sight and hearing of
public school children, 37. Herbst, H, H., 13. Herrmann, Charles, 30. Hill, D. 8., 13,58-59, 105. Hines, E, A., 104. Hines, L. N., 14. Hoag, E. B., 14, 25, 64, 66. Hoffman, F. L., 14. Holmes, G. J., 84-85. Home, as a factor in medical inspection, 19. Hookworm, disease, 12, 20, 69-72, 96-97, 104-107. Houston, Tex., medical inspection of schools, 106. Hyde, G. E., 72. Hygiene, school, instructing teachers, 61; teaching
and practice in normal schools, 58. Hygiene and dietetics, 59. Idaho, medical inspection of schools, 72-73. Minois, health officers, 59; medical inspection of
schools, 42–43, 73-75. Indiana, medical inspection of teeth, 43-44; tra
choma, 31. International Municipal Congress and Exposition,
24. Iowa State Teachers' Association, 15. Jefferson City, Mo., medical inspection of schools,
36. Johnstown, Pa., medical inspection of schools, 101. Jones, R. W., 108. Keen, E. L., 102. Kentucky, medical inspection of schools, 7. Kerr, J. W., 110. Keyes, F. A., 44. Kiefer, G. L., 53, 81. Knopf, S. A., 46. Kober, G. M., 59.
Macatee, H. C., 69.
value, 68. Medical inspectors, school, salaries, 62; training,
56-62. Medicine, teaching preventive, 56-62. Memphis, Tenn., eye affections of negroes, 41. Meyerding, E. A., 83. Michigan, medical inspection of schools, 43, 81-82. Michigan, University of, nose and throat examina
tions, 82. Milwaukee, Wis., medical inspection of schools,
107-109. Minnesota, medical inspection of schools, 82-83. Minneapolis, Minn., medical inspection of schools, 82. Minor, J. 1., 41. Missouri, medical inspection of schools, 36-37, 84. Montoursville, Pa., inspection of teeth, 47-48. National Dental Association-Southern Branch, 42, Negroes, eye affections, Memphis, Tenn., 41; med
ical examination, schools of Spartanburg, 8. C. Nesbit, O. B., 31, 43-44. New England Association of School Superintend.
ents, 15-16. New Hampshire, medical inspection of eyes and
New Haven, Conn., medical inspection of schools,
68. New Jersey, medical inspection of schools, 84-87;
blanks and records, 127-129 New Orleans, medical inspection of schools, 75. New York City, Association of Tuberculosis Clin
ics, 30; medical inspection of schools, 30, 37. New York (State), medical inspection of schools,
33-34, 38, 45–46, 87-90. New York Academy of Medictae, report on health
conditions in public schools, New York City, 90-94. Newark, N.J., blanks and records, 120-125; medical
inspection of schools, 84-86.
Sewmayer, S. W, 53-55.
Schenck, H. D., 38-39, 94.
Schlegel, G. S., 48.
School lunches, and medical inspection, 22-23.
Scotland, defective sight and hearing of school
children, 37. Oakland, Cal., College of Medicine, training of health officers, 60.
Seneca, S.C., medical inspection of schools, 104.
Sex hygiene, 60. Oakland, Cal., medical inspection of public schools,
Shafer, G. H., 18--19, 94–95. 86.
Shipley, A. E., 60.
Slack, F. H., 26-27.
Sloan, T. G., 68. Oklaboma, cases of trachoma among Indians, 34;
Small, W. S., 60. medical inspection of schools, 101.
Smart, I. T., 95-96. Oral aygiene. See Teeth, medical inspection.
Smith, C. M., 79. Orthogenics, experimental, 47.
Snedden, D. S., 77. Palmer, G, T., 59.
Sneed, C. M., 36. Palo Alto, Cal, medical inspection of schools, 66. Sobel, Jacob, 19. Pasadena, Cal., medical inspection of schools, 66. Social plagues, 24-25. Payne, I. D., 66.
South Carolina, medical inspection of schools, 103Pennsylvania, medical inspection of schools, 39-40, 105. 47-48, 101–102.
South Manchester, Conn., medical inspection Pennsylvania, Medical Society of, 39.
of schools, 68-69. Pennsylvania, University of, examination of stur Spartanburg, S.C., medical inspection of schools, dents' eyes, 39-40.
103-104. Philadelphia, medical inspection of schools, 30-31,
Spokane, Wash., medical inspection of schools, 107. 40, 102, school nurse, 53–56.
Stamford, Conn., medical inspection of schools, Philippine Llands, medical inspection of teeth,
12. 48 49.
Standish, Myles, 34. Pittsburgh, Pa., medical inspection of schools, Stephens, R. G., 72 48, 101.
Stewart, Elsa, 60. Plecker, W. A., 106.
Stewart, I. M,51. Poliomyelitis, epidemic, 27.
Stewart, James, 19. Posey, W. C., 39.
Stiles, C. W., 19-20, 70, 106. Providence, R. I., medical inspection of schools, 31, Storey, T. A., 20. 42, 103.
Straw, Z. L., 20. Public health, new degree of, 59.
Strosnider, C. F., 96. Qnincy, III., medical inspection of schools, 75.
Taussig, A. E., 36-37. Quix, F, H., 61.
Teeth, medical inspection, 41-49,76. Rankin, W. 8., 96.
Tennessee, medical inspection of schools, 41, 105. Rapeer, L. W., 16-17.
Terman, L, M., 61-62, 64. Raycroft, J. E., 17.
Texas, medical inspection of schools, 105-106,
Throat, medical inspection, 31-33, 35-36, 38.
Townsend, J. F., 21.
Treibly, C. E., 34.
Trenton, medical inspection of schools, 86–87. 107.
Tuberculosis, 24, 26-27, 30,59.
U.S. Bureau of Labor, report on retardation, Rosenau, M. J., 59.
repeating, and elimination, 21. Rucker, W.C., 60.
U. S. Department of Commerce and Labor, Russell Sage Foundation, Department of Child
Bureau of the Census, mortality from
children's diseases, 24. Hysene, 17-18.
U. S. Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., cases of Salaries, school medical inspectors, 62.
trachoma, 34. St. Louis, Mo., medical inspection of schools, 84, U.S. Indian School, Phoenix, Ariz., cases of 110; school purse, 56.
trachoma, 34. St. Paul, Minn, medical inspection of schools, 83. Universities, medical and educational departe Savannah, Ga., medical inspection of schools, 72. ments, cooperation, 58–59. Scarlet tever, role of the school in the spread of, 30-31. | Utah, medical inspection of eyes, 41.