Kristen A. Graham, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 1:08 AM
Across the country, full-time school nurses are often early victims of budget cuts, sacrificed to make ends meet in strapped school systems like Philadelphia’s.
But having nurses can save money, according to a new study published in the Journal of American Medicine Association Pediatrics.
Every dollar spent on nursing services, the authors concluded, saves $2.20 in medical costs and lost productivity from teachers and parents.
Full story: School nurses save, not cost money, new study says Kristen Graham, Philly Inquirer, 5/28/14