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Health Problems in the Classroom 6-12
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Health Problems in the Classroom 6-12
An A-Z Reference Guide for Educators



August 2003 | 480 pages | Corwin
This book is comprehensive reference to common health problems, chronic illnesses, and disabilities that classroom teachers, teaching assistnats, school administrators, and guidance counsellors encounter in middle schools and secondary schools. An A-Z guide identifies 150 health problems, including chronic diseases, sports injuries, eating disorders, allergies, sexually transmitted diseases, substance abuse, depression, suicide, and many more. Each topic provides a description, primary groups affected, signs and symptoms, classroom guidelines, attendance guidelines, medications, communication topics for parents and caregivers, and authoritative resources for further information.
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
I. Health Issues in the Classroom
 
1. Health, Illness, and Disability During Adolescence
 
2. Family and Community Issues
 
3. Stigma and Self-Esteem
 
II. Health Problems A-Z (150 topics)
 
III. Policies and Procedures
 
A. Handwashing
 
B. Bleeding
 
C. Care of Casts
 
D. Care of Tracheotomy
 
E. Tube Feedings
 
F. Medical Emergencies
 
G. Pets in the Classroom
 
H. Testicular Self-Exam
 
I. Skin Cancer Prevention
 
J. Immunizations
 
K. EpiPen
 
Bibliography
 
Index

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Health, Illness, and Disability During Adolescence


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