TITLE

NO (SICK) CHILD LEFT BEHIND

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Revolution: The Journal for RNs & Patient Advocacy;May/Jun2004, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role public school nurses in preserving the health of school children in the United States. With just over 86.000 public schools in the United States, the nation's school nurses are charged with caring for nearly 48 million students every school day. School nurses today administer medication and monitor medication response, respiratory status, seizure patterns and blood glucose levels. School nurses end up acting as primary care provider for children without health insurance--diagnosing serious medical conditions and then hustling to find affordable, or free, resources that can help.
ACCESSION #
15122933

 

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