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The New School Health Handbook: A Ready Reference for School Nurses and Educators, 3rd Edition

The New School Health Handbook: A Ready Reference for School Nurses and Educators, 3rd Edition

Jerry Newton, Richard Adams, Marilyn Marcontel

ISBN: 978-0-787-96628-7

Sep 2002, Jossey-Bass

400 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$46.00

Description

This fully updated edition spells out what action school personnel should take when faced with specific physical, emotional and behavioral problems. Covering everything from the common cold to trauma, it helps school personnel make decisions that protect student health -- and prevent litigation. Plus, this new third edition offers expanded information on mental health, special education, teen pregnancy, STDs, and more.

Contributors to the Third Edition

Acknowledgments

About the Third Edition

About the Authors

Section 1 Administration of the Health Services Program 1

Section 2 Acute Illnesses and Emergencies 21

Section 3 Injuries 45

Section 4 Health Screening Programs 75

Section 5 Skin Conditions, Infections, and Diseases 93

Section 6 Diseases of the Ears, Nose, and Throat 121

Section 7 Eye Problems 135

Section 8 Diseases of the Lungs 151

Section 9 Diseases of the Heart 169

Section 10 Diabetes 181

Section 11 Infections of Special School Relevance 193

Section 12 Severe Physical Disabilities 215

Section 13 Diseases of the Brain 235

Section 14 Disorders of Learning 253

Section 15 Behavioral and Emotional Problems 273

Section 16 Psychoactive Medications 305

Section 17 Special Education Issues 319

Section 18 Teen Pregnancy 337

Section 19 Emerging Concepts 353

Index 379