A comparative study of the efficiency of different types of school screening for scoliosis.

@article{Willner1982ACS,
  title={A comparative study of the efficiency of different types of school screening for scoliosis.},
  author={Stig Willner},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1982},
  volume={53 5},
  pages={769-74}
}
  • Stig Willner
  • Published 1982 in Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica
The efficiency of scoliosis screening was studied among school children in the city of Malmö during the seventies. All children were investigated annually during this decade. The efficiency of the screening varied, however, from one in which no specific information at all was given to the school health authorities to the other extreme where a specially trained school nurse carried out a combined moiré -- clinical screening programme. A significant decrease in the mean value of the degree of… CONTINUE READING