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A comparative study was undertaken to understand the various measures required to strengthen and improve the health record cards (HRC) of various schools that subsequently help in improving the medical examination of children. By using a multi stage stratified random sampling method, 24 schools from Delhi, eight each from three broad categories of (i) corporation schools, (ii) other government schools, (iii) private schools were included in the study. The study finding revealed that in most of the government schools the health record cards were properly developed and structured as per the recommendations of various committee, though they are always in short supply.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Indian Pediatr

Publication Date

11/2008

Volume

45

Pages

923 - 925

Keywords

Clinical Audit, Humans, India, School Health Services, Schools