ERIC Number: ED340505
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Children's Health Services Manual. Revised Edition.
South Carolina State Dept. of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia.
This manual for South Carolina's child health personnel covers program planning, evaluation, monitoring, and administration, and provides standards, procedures, policies, and regulations concerning health services for children in the state. An initial section on children's health services covers eligibility; the Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Food Program (WIC); Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Children's Rehabilitative Services (CRS); the High Risk Perinatal Program; the Supplemental Security Income-Disabled Children's Program; school health services; the Preschool Health Appraisal Project; lead screening; metabolic screening; immunizations; and other Health Department services. Other sections concern anthropometric measurements of infants and children; measurement of vital signs and referral criteria for these signs; tips for the collection of blood samples in the laboratory, especially for HIV antibodies; care of the premature infant and tips for care of newborns; guidelines for physical appraisal of children; measures staff can take to protect themselves when they work with children who have HIV/AIDS, congenital syphilis, hepatitis B, or lead poisoning; screening for vision, hearing, and speech; the Denver Articulation Screening Exam; guidelines for referral to a nutritionist or to a social worker; child abuse and neglect; dental care; patient and family health education; and assessment of, and intervention for, genetic disorders. (SH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Health, Children, Disease Control, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Publications, Health Services, Immunization Programs, Infants, Nutrition, Parenting Skills, Physical Examinations, School Health Services, Screening Tests, State Standards, Statewide Planning
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina