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Health Problems in the Classroom PreK-6

Health Problems in the Classroom PreK-6
An A-Z Reference Guide for Educators

March 2003 | 392 pages | Corwin

The essential ready reference for today's inclusive classrooms and schools!

Health Problems in the Classroom PreK–6 is the essential resource for today's inclusive classroom, providing concise and practical facts about common health problems, chronic illnesses, and disabilities encountered every day by teachers, teacher aides, and school administrators. This comprehensive, easy-to-use guide includes detailed information on:

  • Signs and symptoms, primary groups affected, attendance guidelines, and medications
  • Communications with parents and caregivers
  • Family and community issues
  • Peer relationships, self-esteem, and stigma
  • Important policies for classroom health procedures such as hand washing, immunizations, and more
  • Specific procedures for coping with cuts and abrasions, allergic reactions, casts, tube feedings, and all "911" medical emergencies

Find coverage of: Asthma, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Fever, Head Lice, Influenza, Mononucleosis, Pink Eye, Poisoning, Spider Bites, Strep Throat, Toothache, Vision Problems, and more than 120 other health problems in one comprehensive guide.

About the Authors
Part I: Health Issues in the Classroom
1. Illness, Injury, and Disability in the Inclusive Classroom
2. Family and Community Problems
3. Stigma and Student Self-Esteem
Part II: Health Problems A-Z (130 disorders)
Part III: Health Policies and Procedures
A. Handwashing
B. Bleeding from Minor Cuts or Abrasions
C. Casts
D. Tracheotomy
E. Tube Feedings
F. Medical Emergencies
G. Pets in the Classroom
H. Immunizations
I. EpiPen

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