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Title Managing infectious diseases in child care and schools : a quick reference guide / editors, Susan S. Aronson, Timothy R. Shope
Published [Elk Grove Village, IL] : American Academy of Pediatrics, ©2005
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 158 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction : keeping children healthy -- 2. Infection overview -- Infection spread by direct contact with people or objects -- Infection spread by the fecal-oral route -- Infection spread by the respiratory route -- Infection spread through blood, urine, and saliva -- 3. Infection control measures -- Administration and consultation -- Sanitation, disinfection, and maintenance -- Common sanitation issues -- Hand washing steps -- Diaper changing steps -- Components of a diapering area -- 4. Caregiver/teacher health -- Introduction -- Health appraisals -- Health limitations of staff -- Infectious diseases -- Dental decay -- 5. Recognizing the ill child : inclusion/exclusion criteria -- Daily health assessment check -- When to get immediate medical help -- Children who are ill -- Conditions that do not require exclusion -- Conditions requiring temporary exclusion -- Procedures for a child who requires exclusion -- Reportable conditions -- Preparing for managing illness -- 6. Signs and symptoms chart -- 7. Quick reference sheets -- Bites (human and animal) -- Campylobacter -- Chickenpox (varicella-zoster infections) -- Common skin warts (human papillomavirus) -- Cytomegalovirus (CMV) -- Diaper rash/thrush (candidiasis) -- Diarrhea -- Ear infection -- Escherichia coli diarrhea -- Fifth disease (human parvovirus B19) -- Giardiasis -- Haemophilus influenzae type b (hib) -- Hand-foot-and-mouth disease (most commonly enterovirus) -- Head lice (pediculosis capitis) -- Hepatitis A -- Hepatitis B -- Herpes simplex -- Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) -- Impetigo -- Influenza -- Lyme disease (and other tick-borne diseases) -- Measles -- Meningitis -- Molluscum contagiosum -- Mononucleosis -- Mosquito-borne diseases -- Mumps -- Pinkeye (conjunctivitis -- Pinworms -- Pneumonia -- Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) -- Ringworm (tinea) -- Roseola (human herpesvirus 6) -- Rotavirus -- Rubella (German measles) -- Salmonella -- Scabies -- Shigella -- Shingles (herpes zoster) -- Strep throat (streptococcal pharyngitis) and scarlet fever -- Tuberculosis (TB) -- Upper respiratory infection (common cold) -- Urinary tract infection -- Whooping cough (Pertussis) -- 8. Role of the health consultant in child care and schools -- 9. Immunization schedule and information -- 10. Bioterrorism -- 11. Sample letters and forms -- Parent/guardian alert letter -- Information about this disease -- Suspected illness or communicable disease -- Parent/health professional release form -- Symptom record -- Return to group care form -- Request for medication administration by caregivers/teacher other than the parent -- Glossary
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Communicable Disease Control
Child Day Care Centers
Communicable Diseases -- diagnosis
Schools
Communicable diseases in children -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Day care centers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
School hygiene -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Communicable diseases in children.
Day care centers.
School hygiene.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Aronson, Susan S
Shope, Timothy R
American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN 1610023498
9781610023498