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


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787966287
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/18/2002
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 896,836
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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.

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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

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