- Recognizing Common Illnesses in Early Childhood Settings
Written in accessible terms, this guide shows how to recognize and deal with common symptoms and signs of illness in children.
Childhood illnesses present themselves in many ways. This guide is meant to help recognize symptoms and signs of common childhood illnesses and take appropriate action to maintain healthy, safe, and nurturing environments for children. It is not a diagnostic tool.A brief introductory chapter explains general information about germs. Next, chapters on individual syptoms, such as sore throat, inflamed eyes, and rashes, contained checklists of signs, boxes on recognizing an emergency, patterns of specific illnesses and complications, and simple explanations of the role of germs and/or viruses. Practical advice is given for disinfecting the environment, and how long the sick child should be kept away from other children. Softcover, 50 pages.
Organized for quick and easy reference, it provides the most accurate information on: