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School-based health promotion: the physician as advocate.

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Source
CMAJ. 1997 May 1;156(9):1301-5
Publication Type
Article
Date
May-1-1997
Author
J W Mackie
P. Oickle
Author Affiliation
Canadian Medical Association, Vancouver, BC.
Source
CMAJ. 1997 May 1;156(9):1301-5
Date
May-1-1997
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Canada
Community Health Services - organization & administration
Health Policy
Health Promotion - methods
Humans
Leadership
Physician's Role
School Health Services - organization & administration
Smoking - prevention & control
Social Support
Abstract
At the August 1995 meeting of the General Council of the CMA, a resolution supporting school-based health promotion (comprehensive School Health) was adopted. This article briefly reviews the research supporting this integrated approach to school and community programs, applies the recommended approach to reducing tobacco use and outlines a role for physicians in promoting Comprehensive School Health in their communities.
PubMed ID
9145058 View in PubMed
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