Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools

Author: Susan S. Aronson
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 9781610020503
Format: PDF
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This award-winning guide provides child care directors, teachers, and caregivers with essentialinformation on the prevention and management of infectious diseases in group care settings. The newlyrevised and updated fourth edition is aligned with the most recent version of the premier AAP sourceof information on infectious diseases, Red Book(r). The robust section of more than 50 quick-referencefact sheets on common infectious diseases and symptoms has been expanded to include new sheets onClostridium difficile (or C diff ), Norovirus, and Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA and MSSA). Additionally, the sample letters and forms section offers new and updated documents on pressingtopics, including a Refusal to Vaccinate form. As always, the guide is easy to use, providing clear, authoritative guidance on limiting the spread of infection."

Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools

Author: Timothy R. Shope
Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 9781581107654
Format: PDF, Docs
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Completely revised and updated to reflect the latest guidance and recommendations, the new third edition of this award-winning quick reference guide 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 AAP's premier source of information on infectious diseases, the "Red Book"Quick reference fact sheets on more than 50 common infectious diseases and symptoms that occur in children in group settingsEasy-to-read explanations on how infectious diseases spreadStrategies for limiting the spread of infectionWhen exclusion is indicated and not indicatedGuidance about which situations require immediate helpImmunization schedulesReady-to-use sample letters and forms for parents or referrals

Developing and Administering a Child Care and Education Program

Author: Dorothy Sciarra
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111833389
Format: PDF, ePub
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This text is used primarily at the community college level, but also in 4-year institutions, for the ECE Administration course. This text was written primarily for students of early childhood education whether or not they plan to enter the administrative aspects of the field. The text is a rich source of updated information for practicing directors. Readers are introduced to a total range of administrative demands in different types of early childhood education centers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Caring for Our Children

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 9781581104837
Format: PDF
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The new 3rd edition contains updated guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in all types of early care and education settings - centers and family child care homes. Features 10 chapters of 686 standards and 39 appendicesTotal of 58 new standards and 15 new appendicesNew and revised standards in all areasEasy-to-read 2-column format Key areas of change includeUse of early childhood mental health consultants and early education consultantsMonitoring children's development and obtaining consent for screeningPositive behavior managementLimiting screen timePromoting physical activitySwaddlingHealthy eatingEncouraging breastfeedingHand sanitizersSun safety and sunscreenIntegrated pest managementInfluenza controlEnvironmentally friendly settings and use of least toxic products Updated and new appendices includingCreating plan for children with special health care needsHelmet safetyHelping children in foster care make successful transitionsMedication administration formsA poster on encouraging breastfeeding in early care and education programsAuthorization for emergency medical/dental careHealthier eating as shown in the USDA "MyPlate," which replaces "MyPyramid" to support healthier food choices

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Disease

Author: Sarah S. Long
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437727026
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In print, online, or on your mobile device, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Disease provides the comprehensive and actionable coverage you need to understand, diagnose, and manage the ever-changing, high-risk clinical problems caused by infectious diseases in children and adolescents. With new chapters, expanded and updated coverage, and increased worldwide perspectives, this authoritative medical reference offers the latest need-to-know information in an easily-accessible, high-yield format for quick answers and fast, effective intervention! Spend less time searching thanks to a consistent, easily-accessible format featuring revised high-yield information boxes, highlighted key points, and an abundance of detailed illustrations and at-a-glance tables. Be prepared for the unexpected! A veritable "who's who" of global authorities provides practical knowledge to effectively diagnose and manage almost any infectious disease you may encounter. Quickly look up the answers you need by clinical presentation, pathogen, or type of host. Get expanded coverage for all types of infectious diseases including new chapters on infection related to pets and exotic animals, and tickborne infections. Apply the latest recommendations and treatments for emerging and re-emerging diseases including the H1N1 virus. Access information on the go from your laptop or mobile device via www.expertconsult.com, featuring a downloadable image gallery, fully searchable text, and links to PubMed. Battle the leading cause of death in children with the high-yield Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Disease.

Pediatric Dermatology

Author: Anthony Mancini
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781610020206
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This bestselling quick reference guide provides practical and concise guidance on the recognition and treatment of more than 100 pediatric and adolescent skin conditions. Includes more than 300 full color images (79 new) that aid in accurate visual diagnosis!13 new chapters!Acrodermatitis EnteropathicaAplasia Cutis CongenitaDermoid CystsEpidermal NeviErythema NodosumHenoch Schonlein PurpuraJuvenile Plantar DermatosisKwashiorkorLangerhans Cell HistiocytosisPigmentary Mosaicism HyperpigmentedPigmentary Mosaicism HypopigmentedPityriasis LichenoidesPolymorphous Light EruptionNew section on Nutritional Dermatoses79 New full-color photosAll chapters updated and revised "

Red Book Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 9781581107531
Format: PDF, ePub
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Based on key content from the American Academy of Pediatric's Red Book®, the new Red Book Atlas, 2nd editon provides essential information and recommendations for diagnosing and treating more than 100 pediatric conditions. Look here for all the essentials on everything from actinomycosis to amebiasis to anthrax; hepatitis to herpes to hookworm; tuberculosis to tularemia to typhus. It streamlines disease recognition and clinical decision-making with more than 800 full-color images adjacent to concise diagnostic and treatment guidelines. Includes 300 new images! 27 new chapters include: Astrovirus Bacillus cereus Blastocystis hominis Burkholderia Human Calicivirus Chlamydophila pneumonia Chlamydophilia psittaci Clostridium perfringens Coronavirus Cryptococcus neoformans Infections (Cryptococcosis) Cryptosporidiosis Dengue Fusobacterium Infections Hepatitis D Hepatitis E Human Herpesvirus 8 Legionella Human Metapneumovirus Infections Microsporidia Infections Parasitic Diseases Prion Diseases Q Fever Rickettsial Diseases Other Tapeworm Infections (including Hydatid Diseases) Other Vibrio Infections Essential information on each condition is presented in the precise sequence needed in the clinical setting: Clinical manifestations Etiology Epidemiology Incubation period Diagnostic tests Treatment

Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care

Author: Deepak M. Kamat
Publisher: Quick Reference Guide
ISBN: 9781610021111
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Significantly revised and updated, the second edition of this popular quick reference guide provides information and advice on 190 areas of current pediatric care everything from abdominal pain and ADHD, to herpes infections and headache to weight loss and wheezing. This indispensable resource delivers practical, action-oriented clinical solutions for healthcare professionals to use during or between patient encounters. Authoritative content is presented in a concise outline format that helps speed and simplify decision-making. Regardless of the patient presentation you're confronted with, you'll have quick access to the help you need to Efficiently evaluate signs and symptoms. Order the right screening/diagnostic tests. Implement approved therapeutic strategies. Prescribe safe and effective medications Recommend proven prevention measures. Confidently respond to parent questions. 35 new chapters including Anxiety Ataxia Coagulation disorders Cyanosis Drug interactions and adverse effects Fetal alcohol syndrome Fragile X syndrome Hemangiomas Hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, and hypercalcuria Inflammatory bowel disease Klinefelter syndrome Learning disorders Metabolic disorders beyond the newborn period Munchausen syndrome by proxy: medical child abuse Pancreatitis Papulosquamous disease Pierre-Robin syndrome Prader-Willi syndrome Turner syndrome and Noonan syndrome And more...