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ERIC Number: EJ954405
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Feb
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1059-8405
A Review of Measles
Dardis, Melissa R.
Journal of School Nursing, v28 n1 p9-12 Feb 2012
Measles, once a common childhood illness that many older school nurses could recognize without difficulty, needs review again after reemerging from Europe and other continents. A highly contagious disease, which has been referenced since the seventh century, the virus can cause serious illness and death, despite the fact that it is vaccine preventable. School nurses are wise to review the pathogenesis, occurrences, incubation, and communicability as well as methods to diagnose and treat measles in order to prevent an outbreak. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A