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Spotts, P. Hunter – Journal of American College Health, 2017
The author describes a case of spontaneous pneumomediastinum (SPM) in a 19-year-old man presenting to a college student health clinic. The author also provides a review on SPM, including clinical manifestations, diagnostic evaluation, and management.
Descriptors: Diseases, College Students, Males, Clinical Diagnosis
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Stefos, Kathryn A.; Nable, Jose V. – Journal of American College Health, 2016
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a significant public health issue. Although OHCA occurs relatively infrequently in the collegiate environment, educational institutions with on-campus emergency medical services (EMS) agencies are uniquely positioned to provide high-quality resuscitation care in an expedient fashion. Georgetown University's…
Descriptors: College Students, Medical Services, Emergency Programs, First Aid
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Woll, Christopher; Spotts, P. Hunter – Journal of American College Health, 2016
The authors describe a case of "Klebsiella pneumoniae" liver abscess (KPLA) in a student presenting to a university student health center. The authors also provide a review of KPLA and invasive "Klebsiella pneumoniae" liver abscess syndrome (IKPLAS), including epidemiology, common clinical manifestations, standard diagnostic…
Descriptors: Diseases, College Students, Epidemiology, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Journal of American College Health, 2011
Screening and targeted testing for tuberculosis (TB) is a key strategy for controlling and preventing infection on college and university campuses. Early detection provides an opportunity to promote the health of affected individuals through prompt diagnosis and treatment while preventing potential spread to others. Implementation of a screening…
Descriptors: Campuses, Public Health, Child Health, Identification
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Journal of American College Health, 2010
While the majority of college and university campuses have discrete mental health and medical services, the integration of the two areas has been subject of increased discussion among student health and counseling professionals. The push to integrate counseling and health services is motivated by a variety of reasons: a philosophical desire to…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Counseling Services, College Students, Health Services
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Nicholi, Armand M., Jr. – Journal of American College Health, 1984
Sedatives and minor tranquilizers comprise two large groups of prescription drugs used without medical supervision by college students. Knowledge of adverse psychological and biological effects of these drugs will help those working within college health facilities. (Author/DF)
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Abuse, Drug Use, Higher Education