ERIC Number: ED164091
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Medical Problems. Child Health and Safety Series (Module IV).
Iscoe, Louise; And Others
This manual for child care personnel in day care homes and centers provides guidelines and information on the detection, treatment, and control of medical problems of children. Introductory materials focus on signs of illness which carepersons can recognize. Section II concentrates on insect, animal and human bites. Section III discusses skin conditions such as heat rash, diaper rash, body ringworm, scabies, head lice, eczema, impetigo, and poison ivy, oak and sumac. Section IV describes total body diseases with skin reactions: scarlet fever, strep throat, chicken pox, roseola, measles, German measles (rubella). Section V deals with infections of the mouth such as cold sores and thrush. Section VI provides information on upper respiratory diseases. The common cold, problems with tonsils and adenoids, and earache are discussed. Section VII examines abdominal, intestinal and urinary tract problems: umbilical hernia, appendicitis, pinworms, hepatitis and urinary tract infection. Section VIII identifies the nutritional problems of iron deficiency anemia and lead poisoning. Section IX discusses chronic problems such as allergies, diabetes, epilepsy and sickle cell anemia. Section X presents a list of readings. (A slide/sound presentation and pamphlets were produced in conjunction with this manual.) (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas State Dept. of Human Resources, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.