Childhood illnesses present themselves in many ways. This Redleaf Quick Guide is a resource to help child care providers recognize symptoms and signs of common childhood illnesses such as bronchitis, conjunctivitis, chicken pox, and strep throat. Organized for quick and easy reference, it provides the most accurate information on
recognizing symptoms of more than forty illnesses
indications when immediate medical attention is needed
prevention methods, childhood vaccines and immunizations, and reducing the spread of germs
steps to care for the ill child
additional resources for further reading on health topics
Recognizing Common Illnesses in Early Childhood Settings is not a diagnostic tool. Rather, its purpose is to help child care providers recognize the symptoms of common illnesses and take appropriate action to maintain healthy, safe, and nurturing environments for children.
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