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By Keeta DeStefano Lewis, RN, MSN, PhD, FNASN and Bonnie J. Bear, RN, BSN, MA
672 pagesCopyright 2009$102.00, Paperback, Reference
Completely updated, the 3rd edition of this practical, highly portable manual offers quick access to the most relevant health and wellness information for children -- from birth through age 21 – in the school setting. You’ll find valuable guidance on developmental stages, learning domains, acute and chronic illnesses, first aid, medical syndromes, special education, and emergency illness. This edition also addresses the growing array of issues affecting today’s children, including mental health disorders, disaster management, substance abuse, and school violence, as well as new threats such as West Nile virus, dermatological conditions, and the reemergence of tuberculosis. Ideal for use in school and community settings, this manual is a must-have resource for anyone who works with children.
“Its delivery of information is precise, well structured and easily accessible”Nursing Standard, February 18 :: vol 23 no 24 :: 2009
By Keeta DeStefano Lewis, RN, MSN, PhD, FNASN, Child Health Consultant, Healthink, Napa, CA and Bonnie J. Bear, RN, BSN, MA, School Health Consultant, San Diego, CA