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Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guide
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Award-winning quick reference provides the latest information on the prevention and management of infectious diseases. Presented in an easy-to-use format, this must-have guide provides content from the premier AAP source of information on infectious diseases, Red Book®; quick reference fact sheets on more than 50 common infectious diseases and symptoms that occur in children in group settings; easy-to-read explanations on how infectious diseases spread; strategies for limiting the spread of infection; when exclusion is and is not indicated; guidance about which situations require immediate help; immunization schedules; ready-to-use sample letters and forms for parents or referrals; important updates on influenza, diarrhea, and pinkeye; new, expanded section on outbreaks, epidemics, and other infectious disease emergencies; new prevention-oriented Quick Reference Sheets—”What Families Can Do to Reduce Illness from Infection in Child Care and Schools,” What Education Program Staff Can Do to Reduce Illness from Infection in Child Care and Schools,” Hand Hygiene,” and Diaper Changing”; and new infectious disease Quick Reference Sheets—Boil/Abscess/Cellulitis; Dental Caries (Early Childhood Caries); Fever; MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus); Mouth Sores; Sty; Thrush (Candidiasis); Vomiting; and Yeast Diaper Rash (Candidiasis).
Book News Annotation:
The second edition of this guide to the management of infectious diseases in educational environments has been expanded to include new information on common ailments, outbreaks and epidemics as well as revised consent forms and Quick Reference Sheets. Aronson and Shope, both physicians associated with the American Academy of Pediatrics, offer teachers and parents factual information on how to prevent and manage the most common infectious diseases such as diarrhea, influenza and conjunctivitis. This book discusses how each condition is spread, when exclusion is necessary and when immediate medical attention is needed. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The new second edition of this award-winning and best-selling quick reference guide offers easy-to-read explanations for how infectious diseases spread, how to prepare for illness, and how to limit the burden of illness associated with group settings. Handy fact sheets describe specific types of infectious diseases in common terms, methods of transmission, recommendations for immediate intervention and child care exclusion and re- admittance criteria.
Easy to read explanations for how infectious diseases spread, how to prepare for illnesses, and how to limit the burden of illness associated with group settings.
New 2nd Edition! Award-winning quick reference provides the latest information on the prevention and management of infectious diseases.
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