Adenoids and Diseased Tonsils Their Effect on General Intelligence
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Adenoids and Diseased Tonsils Their Effect on General Intelligence

By Margaret Cobb Rogers
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Table of Contents
  • ADENOIDS AND DISEASED TONSILS
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION—PURPOSE
  • ADENOIDS AND DISEASED TONSILS: THEIR EFFECT UPON GENERAL INTELLIGENCE
  • CHAPTER I.
    • PREVIOUS LITERATURE
    • Concerning the Relation of Nose and Throat Defects to Intelligence
    • 3304 Children, 10-14 years, grades 1-8
    • TABLE A
    • Table showing where improvement begins.
    • TABLE B
    • Table showing how time of improvement of "operated cases" compares with improvement among children at random.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • METHOD AND PROCEDURE
    • A Statistical Study
    • A Study of Improvement After Treatment
    • Selection of Cases
    • The Tests
  • CHAPTER III.
    • DISCUSSION OF THE RESULTS
    • Statistical Study
    • TABLE I
    • STUDY OF IMPROVEMENT AFTER OPERATION
    • TABLE II. RESULTS OF TESTS
    • TABLE II. RESULTS (Continued)
    • TABLE III
    • Gain in weight, 6 months, 21 pairs
    • TABLE IV
    • Gain in Height—6 Months, 19 Pairs
    • TABLE V
    • Showing change in per cent over or underweight for height and age, 18 pairs.
    • TABLE VI
    • Gain in Grip—6 Months— 16 Pairs
    • TABLE VII
    • Gain in number of taps in one-half minute, 21 pairs—right hand
    • TABLE VIII
    • Decrease in fatigue in tapping—Difference in rates of second half minute over first half minute. Sixteen pairs
    • TABLE IX
    • Improvement in I.Q., 28 Pairs
    • TABLE X
    • Improvement in Performance of Healy Test, 24 Pairs
    • TABLE XI
    • Showing percentile ratings of the members of the two groups at the beginning and end of the six months' interval
    • TABLE XI (Continued)
    • Showing percentile ratings of the two groups at the beginning and end of the six months' interval
    • TABLE XII
    • Showing gains in percentile rating for I.Q., and for a total of all the tests with I.Q. weighted by being counted twice.
    • TABLE XIII
    • Showing improvement in various tests of operative group over and above such improvement in control group. Expressed in Terms of P. E.
  • CHAPTER IV
    • MEASUREMENT OF IMPROVEMENT AFTER A SECOND INTERVAL OF SIX MONTHS
    • TABLE XIV
    • Results of the Tests after an Interval of from 10 to 17 Months
    • TABLE XV
    • Weight, Second Retests, 15 Pairs
    • TABLE XVI
    • Height, Second Retests, 13 Pairs
    • TABLE XVII
    • Height-Weight Relationship, Second Retests, 13 Pairs Showing changes in per cent over or underweight after 12 months' interval
    • TABLE XVIII
    • Gain in Grip, Second Retest, 13 Pairs
    • TABLE XIX
    • Tapping—Second Retest, 15 Pairs
    • TABLE XX
    • Tapping for Fatigue, Second Retests, 11 Pairs
    • TABLE XXI
    • I.Q., Second Retests, 21 Pairs
    • TABLE XXII
    • Healy A, Second Retests, 18 Pairs
    • TABLE XXIII
    • TABLE XXIII (Continued)
  • CHAPTER V.
    • SUMMARY.
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • Footnotes
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