oa South African Medical Journal - Schistosomiasis : an educational problem
|Article Title||Schistosomiasis : an educational problem|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Transvaal Education Department|
|Publication Date||Nov 1947|
|Pages||854 - 855|
|Keyword(s)||Children, Education, Mental Symptoms, Physical signs, Schistosomiasis and Scholastic retardation|
Conditions which may hamper the education of children suffering from schistosomiasis are enumerated and typical examples of cases seen by the author are descriptionbed. The warning that children should not be certified mentally deficient while they are suffering from schistosomiasis is uttered, and it is also pointed out that adults may be subject to the same disabilities.
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