ERIC Number: ED304252
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
The Camp Health Manual. An Excellent Reference Written Especially for Organized Camps. Revised.
Goldring, David; Middelkamp, J. Neal
This book is a guide to the diagnosis and care of sick children in organized camping situations. This book presents health care information for the management of medical and surgical problems by the camp counselor, camp director, camp nurse, and camp physician. The chapters are: (1) Camp Standards; (2) The Infirmary; (3) Infirmary Supplies; (4) Common Medical and Surgical Problems; (5) Psychiatric Disorders; (6) Camping and the Handicapped Child; (7) Ear, Nose, Throat, and Chest Problems; (8) Skin Problems; (9) Allergic Disorders; (10) Eye Injury and Infections; (11) Bites by Snakes, Animals, and Spiders; and (12) The Role of the Camp Health Supervisor in Emergencies. This book contains 2 appendices. Appendix 1 presents abstracts of pertinent information about communicable diseases. Appendix 2 lists drugs and dosages. (ALL)
Descriptors: Camping, Children, Health Facilities, Health Materials, Health Personnel, Medical Evaluation, Medical Services, Pediatrics, Resident Camp Programs, Supplies
American Camping Association, Bradford Woods, 5000 State Road 67 North, Martinsville, IN 46151-7902 ($15.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Camping Association, Martinsville, IN.
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