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.
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About the Author
Jerry Newton, M.D., Medical Director of the San Antonio Public Schools for over 20 years and former Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio, is the author of the first two editions of The Handbook (1984, 1989).
Richard Adams, M.D., Director of Health Services for the Dallas Public Schools and Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, is the author of School Nurse's Survival Guide.
Marilyn Marcontel, R.N., is currently Coordinator of Nursing for the Dallas Public Schools and Assistant Clinical Professor of the College of Nursing at Texas Woman's University in Dallas.
Table of Contents
Contributors to the Third Edition
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