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Fast Facts for the School Nurse : School Nursing in a Nutshell,9780826108036

Fast Facts for the School Nurse : School Nursing in a Nutshell



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Long""Fast Facts for the School Nurse is a virtual compendium of situations that school nurses encounter in their practice. It will direct school nurses to the answers for many questions and to wiser counsel when a dilemma seems unsolvable. It is a reference for school nurses authored by a school nurse of publically acclaimed distinction who ......

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiv
Health Problems and Nursing Management: Making the Change
Bed Baths to Band-Aids: What the School Nurse Really Doesp. 3
The School Health Officep. 15
Health Appraisal: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Student Health Assessmentsp. 33
Health Educationp. 41
Professional Issues
Documentationp. 55
Children With Special Needsp. 65
School Lawp. 77
High-Risk Areas in School Nursing Practicep. 87
Special Issues
Autism Spectrum Disordersp. 99
Adolescent Sexuality and Mental Health Issuesp. 109
Childhood Obesityp. 121
Drug Usep. 133
School Violencep. 141
Child Abusep. 151
Cultural Diversityp. 163
Disaster Planningp. 171
Environmental Issuesp. 183
Technology and the School Nursep. 193
The Health Officep. 203
Calendar of School Nurses' Tasksp. 205
Immunizations Available in the United Statesp. 209
National Health Observancesp. 210
Referencesp. 211
Indexp. 217
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