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4th edition

Health in Child Care

A Manual for Health Professionals
American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Early Childhood, Adoption, and Dependent Care; Edited by Jody R. Murph, MD, FAAP; S. Donald Palmer, MD; and Danette Glassy, MD, FAAP

This 4th edition AAP manual serves as an authoritative, up-to-date child care resource.

535 pages
Item #: MA0213
ISBN 13: 9781581100938

Retail: $44.95
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An authoritative resource for pediatricians, family practitioners, public health professionals, child care health consultants, and child care providers. Appendices include sample forms, safety checklists, sample letters, guidelines for health supervision, staff health assessment, special care plans, and more.

You'll find the latest health, safety, and developmental guidelines from the AAP including

  • Designing a safe and healthy child care environment
  • Financing and issues of cost and quality in child care
  • Regulation, licensing, and accreditation
  • Injury prevention in child care, preschool, and after-school programs
  • Developmentally appropriate programming: guide to best practices in child care settings


Health in Child Care
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