There is no doubt that school nurses play a crucial role in assessing whether child abuse, neglect or maltreatment is taking place or has taken place.
The incidence of mumps is on the rise, and health officials have warned the public of a potential nationwide outbreak. From January 1 to February 25 2017, 37 states and the District of Columbia in the U.S. reported mumps infections in 1,077 people to CDC. The highest numbers appeared in the states of Arkansas, Missouri,
Nurse collect and donate diapers to families struggling to afford the necessity for the young children A group of nurses who are members of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses donated more than 7,000 diapers to a Chicago-based diaper bank supporting needy mothers, according to a Chicago Sun-Times article published Feb. 19,
Public health department offers clinician training to provide medical clearance for students with sports-related head injuries, including concussion.
When combined, data from two standard diagnostic tests commonly obtained in children evaluated for abdominal pain can help ED physicians and pediatric surgeons better treat patients.