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Manual of School Health A Handbook for School Nurses, Educators, and Health Professionals

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ISBN-10: 1416037780

ISBN-13: 9781416037781

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Keeta DeStefano Lewis, Bonnie J. Bear

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Practical, portable, and up to date, the third edition of this essential manual offers quick access to the most relevant health and wellness information for children-from birth through age 21-in the school setting. You'll find valuable guidance on developmental stages, acute and chronic illnesses, medical syndromes, special education, substance abuse, as well as new threats such as West Nile virus, dermatological conditions, and the reemergence of tuberculosis. Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $77.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/23/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

Growth and Development Characteristics
Prenatal and Postnatal Development
Early Childhood: Birth to 5 Years
Elementary/Latency Child: 6 to 12 Years
Adolescence: 13 to 19 Years
Young Adult: 19 to 21 Years
Adolescent Gender Developmental Characteristics
Gender Development
Vision and Hearing
Major Characteristics of Visual Development
Refractive Errors
Color Disorders
Binocular Disorders
Other Visual Conditions
Testing Procedures
Infant, Preschool, and Special Education Screening
Major Characteristics of Hearing Development
High-Risk Conditions for Hearing Impairment of the Newborn
Hearing Conditions
Hearing Aids
Testing Procedures
Infant, Preschool, and Special Education Screening
Acute Conditions
Diaper Dermatitis
Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
Erythema Infectiosum, Human Parvovirus Infection (Fifth Disease)
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
Hepatitis A
Kawasaki Disease
Measles (Rubeola)
Infectious Mononucleosis
Mumps (Infectious Parotitis)
Otitis Media
Pediculosis Capitis (Head Lice)
Pinworms (Enterobiasis)
Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Dermatitis
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (Common Cold)
Ringworm of the Body (Tinea Corporis)
Roseola Infantum (Exanthem Subitum)
Rubella (German Measles)
Scarlet Fever
Shigellosis (Acute Diarrhea)
Streptococcal Pharyngitis (Strep Throat)
Sty (Hordeolum)
Testicular Torsion
Urinary Tract Infection
Varicella-Zoster Virus (Chickenpox)
Chronic Conditions
Ambiguous Genitalia
Iron Deficiency Anemia
Sickle Cell Anemia
Juvenile Arthritis
Cerebral Palsy
Cleft Lip and/or Palate
Cystic Fibrosis
Diabetes Mellitus: Type 1 and Type 2
Down Syndrome
Eating Disorders
Encopresis (Chronic Constipation/Retention)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Effects
Fragile X Syndrome
Hemophilia A, B, and C
Hepatitis Infections A, B, C, D, E, and G
Herpes Simplex Virus Infection Type 1
Herpes Simplex Virus Infection Type 2
Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Klinefelter's Syndrome
Lead Poisoning
Lyme Disease
Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne's and Becker's
Idiopathic Scoliosis
Seizure Disorder
Spina Bifida/Myelodysplasia
Turner's Syndrome
Mental Health Disorders
Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified
School Avoidance/Refusal and School Phobia
Tics and Tourette's Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder
Substance Abuse
The Neurobiology of Reinforcement and Drug Addiction
Drug Actions on the Brain
The Widespread Problem of Alcohol Abuse and Dependency
School Nursing Role in Substance Abuse
Violence Toward Self
Violence Toward Others
Violence in the Home
Violence in the Schools
Adolescent and Gender-Specific Issues
General Conditions
Gender-Specific Conditions
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Breast and Testicular Self-Examinations
Special Education
The Law
Specialized Health Care Procedures and Related Adaptations
Twenty-first Century Health Challenges
Backpack Complications
Computer Ergonomics
School Trends and Phenomena
School Social Issues
Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
Preparation for Emergencies and Disasters
School Nurse's Role in Crisis Situations
Bioterrorism and Pandemic Flu
First Aid
Abdominal Pain
Bee, Wasp, Yellow Jacket, and Hornet Stings
Warm-Blooded Animal Bites
Human Bites
Insect Bites
Tick Bites
Chemical Burns
Chemical Burns of the Eye
Dislodged Contact Lens
Diabetes Mellitus
Eye Injury
Foreign Body in Eye
Severe Fall
Flesh Wounds/Lacerations
Head Injury
Epistaxis (Nosebleed)
Foreign Body in Nose
Heat Cramps
Heat Exhaustion
Sprains and Strains
Tooth Injuries
Assessment Tools
Growth Measurements (Anthropometry)
Dental Development
Conversion Tables, Formulas, and Biostatistics
Recommended Energy Intake for Age
Vital Signs for Normal Values
Abbreviations and Symbols for Laboratory Tests
Weights and Measures
National Health and Educational Resources