The New School Health Handbook: A Ready Reference for School Nurses and Educators

The New School Health Handbook: A Ready Reference for School Nurses and Educators

by Jerry Newton, Richard Adams, Marilyn Marcontel
     
 

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For all school health professionals, this comprehensive Third Edition of THE NEW SCHOOL HEALTH HANDBOOK provides answers on what action, if any, to take for all types of routine and emergency health problems-physical, emotional and behavioral-that occur in the school environment. It features updated information on all topics and expanded coverage of

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For all school health professionals, this comprehensive Third Edition of THE NEW SCHOOL HEALTH HANDBOOK provides answers on what action, if any, to take for all types of routine and emergency health problems-physical, emotional and behavioral-that occur in the school environment. It features updated information on all topics and expanded coverage of mental health, special education, teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases such as AIDS, and is conveniently organized into 19 sections:

  • Administration of the Health Services Program
  • Acute Illnesses and Emergencies
  • Injuries
  • Health Screening Programs
  • Skin Conditions, Infections and Diseases
  • Diseases of the Ears, Nose and Throat
  • Eye Problems
  • Diseases of the Lungs
  • Diseases of the Heart
  • Diabetes
  • Infections of Special School Relevance
  • Severe Physical Disabilities
  • Diseases of the Brain
  • Disorders of Learning
  • Behavioral and Emotional Problems
  • Psychoactive Medications
  • Special Education Issues
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Emerging Concepts
Also included are the National Association of School Nurses standards and position statements.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787966287
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/18/2002
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
743,428
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.85(d)

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