Infection Control in the Child Care Center and PreschoolBook - 2012
Pediatricians and other medical specialists offer child-care and preschool providers, pediatricians, family practitioners, and public health officials a reference on infections and infection control for children in day care. They consider how infections are spread; the appropriate use of antibiotics; policies for enrollment requirements, staff education, and employee health; children at greater risk; investigating and managing outbreaks; and details about specific pathogens and their appearance and management in this setting. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
"This book provides child care and preschool providers, pediatricians, family practitioners, and public health officials with an up-to-date, easy to read reference on infections and infection control for children in day care and preschool. The book covers both common and unusual infections and illnesses prevalent in this population, and offers practical guidance on issues of contagion, treatment, and transmission in this setting. Chapters also address special considerations for children who are at high risk of acquiring infection, or at risk of spreading infection in the daycare arena. The authors are infectious disease specialists who have spent their careers working in the areas they have written about, and they offer specific recommendations on how to deal with endemic problems of infection and transmission.
The 8th edition is completely updated and includes new vaccines, new therapies, and a totally new chapter on Molluscum Contagiosum. This indispensable handbook continues to be the go-to source for best practices for treating and preventing the spread of infection in children in day care and preschool.
- User-friendly handbook offering practical guidance and expert advice
- Specific focus on epidemiology, prevention, and treatment of infections seen in the day care center and preschool setting
- Highly respected author team of senior infectious disease authorities in their fields
Demos Medical Pub
Completely revised and updated the 8th Edition of this indispensable handbook will continue to be widely used by practitioners to guide their care and consultation of their patients, and the day care centers and preschools that rely on them for information on best practices for infection control and management in this high-risk setting.