Health screening at school entry—what is achieved?

@article{Reznik1985HealthSA,
  title={Health screening at school entry—what is achieved?},
  author={Robert Reznik and D R Starte and Stephen. Morey},
  journal={Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health},
  year={1985},
  volume={21}
}
Abstract Evaluative research on screening in school children is needed because of a lack of studies about its effectiveness. This paper reports a study of the school medical records of 790 children, aged 5‐6 years, first screened in 1980. Sixty‐six per cent of the parents of children who were notified of an abnormality in their child were followed up to determine subsequent action. Although a complete physical examination had been performed, 87% of all notified abnormalities involved vision… 
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