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Safe and Healthy School Environments$
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Howard Frumkin, Robert Geller, I. Leslie Rubin, and Janice Nodvin

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195179477

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.001.0001

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Care of Asthmatic and Allergic Students

Care of Asthmatic and Allergic Students

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(p.412) 28 Care of Asthmatic and Allergic Students
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Safe and Healthy School Environments
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W. Gerald Teague

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0028

This chapter discusses issues associated with the care of children with asthma by school personnel. A close partnership built on open communication and preparedness is necessary among school personnel, parents, and health professionals in order to optimize outcomes for children with asthma in the school environment. School personnel should be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of an asthma attack, assess its severity, and initiate treatment. Children with asthma must have ready access to a reliever (rescue) medication that is inhaled to relieve symptoms. School professionals also have a role in prevention.

Keywords:   school environment, asthma, schoolchildren, student health, prevention

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