A M E R I C A N A C A D E M Y O F P E D I A T R I C S Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools A Quick Reference Guide, 5th Edition EDITORS Susan S. Aronson, md, faap Timothy R. Shope, md, mph, faap 9 781610 023481 90000 ISBN 978-1-61002-348-1 A M E R I C A N A C A D E M Y O F P E D I A T R I C S Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools A Quick Reference Guide, 5th Edition EDITED BY Susan S. Aronson, md, faap, and Timothy R. Shope, md, mph, faap About the Editors SUSAN S. ARONSON, MD, FAAP, is the founder of and a pediatric advisor for the Early Childhood Education Linkage System–Healthy Child Care Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American ­Academy of Pediatrics. She is the author of Model Child Care Health Policies and Healthy Young Children, ­ Edition, and a contributor to Caring for Our Children. Her ­5th column “Ask Dr. Sue” was published in Exchange magazine for many years. She is a retired clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. TIMOTHY R. SHOPE, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a professor of pediatrics at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr Shope is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Early Childhood. He served as a child care health consultant for the US Navy and Department of Defense for more than 11 years. He contributes to Caring for Our Children. Completely revised and updated, the new fifth edition of this award-winning quick reference guide provides the information you need to know about the prevention and management of infectious diseases in child care and school settings. Presented in an easy-to-use format, this must-have guide provides Content from the premier AAP sources of information on infectious diseases, Red Book® and Caring for Our Children Quick Reference Sheets on more than 55 common ­ infectious diseases and symptoms that occur in ­children in group settings Clear-cut explanations on how infectious diseases spread Strategies for limiting the spread of infection When exclusion is and is not indicated Ready-to-use sample letters and forms for parents or referrals And much more! Keep infections from spreading! More than 55 Quick Reference Sheets, including Chickenpox (Varicella-Zoster Infections) Croup (New!) Diarrhea Fifth Disease (Human Parvovirus B19) Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease Influenza Lice (Pediculosis Capitis) Measles Norovirus Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Roseola (Human Herpesvirus 6 and 7) Rotavirus Strep Throat (Streptococcal Pharyngitis) and Scarlet Fever Upper Respiratory Infection (Common Cold) Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Also available! For more child care and school health resources, visit Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools A Quick Reference Guide, 2nd Edition EDITORS Elaine A. Donoghue, MD, FAAP Colleen A. Kraft, MD, MBA, FAAP A M E R I C A N A C A D E M Y O F P E D I A T R I C S Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools A Quick Reference Guide, 5th Edition AAP MIDCCS_final_cover_spread.indd 1 8/2/19 11:17 AM
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