To the Editor.—

Recent studies1,2 have shown that children use school systems' health care resources to address their problems of both "new" and "old" morbidity. Because schools generally do not provide primary health care, such children may be less than adequately served. Wright and Vanderpool3 have proposed that pediatricians make increased efforts to bolster schools' involvement with and understanding of child health issues by serving as consultants. This appears to be one rational strategy to follow while we continue to strive to make comprehensive primary health care universally available to children.

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