London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Acton 1939

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Acton]

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Table V.— Dental Inspection and Treatment.

(1)Number of children inspected by the Dentist:(4)Attendances made by children for treatment2666
Age:5— 453(5)Half-days devoted to: Inspection25
(a) Routine age-groups6— 496Treatment447
7— 482Total472
8— 422
9— 408
10— 370(6)Fillings: Permanent Teeth Temporary Teeth
11— 3391229
12— 30199
13— 311_
14— 36Total1328
3618(7)Extractions: Permanent Teeth500
(b) Specials344Temporary Teeth2850
(c) Total (Routine & Specials)3962Total3350
(8)Administrations of general anaesthetics for extractions1309
(9)Other Operations:
(2)Number found to require treatment2817Permanent Teeth101
Temporary Teeth73
(3)Number actually treated1818Total174

Table VI.— Unc lean lin ess and Verminous Conditions.

Average number of visits per school made during the year by the School Nurses6
Total number of examinations of children in the Schools by School Nurses14863
Number of individual children found unclean:—
Vermin and Nits89
Slightly infested424
Number of individual children cleansed under Section 87 (2) and (3) of the Education Act, 19214
Number of cases in which legal proceedings were taken :-
(a) Under the Education Act, 1921-
(b) Under School Attendance Byelaws-