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  • Stepping Stones to Caring for Our Children
    Stepping Stones to Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs
    By American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association and National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education

    Must-have collection of selected standards from Caring for Our Children, 3rd Edition which, when put into practice, are most likely to prevent serious adverse outcomes in child care and early education settings.

  • Model Child Care Health Policies
    Model Child Care Health Policies
    By Pennsylvania Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics
    Edited by Susan S. Aronson, MD, FAAP

    Handy guide to foster adoption and implementation of best practices for health and safety in group care settings for young children.

  • Pediatric Environmental Health, 3rd Edition
    Pediatric Environmental Health, 3rd Edition
    By AAP Council on Environmental Health
    Edited by Ruth A. Etzel, MD, PhD and Sophie J. Balk, MD

    Completely revised and expanded, the new 3rd edition is the comprehensive AAP guide to the identification, prevention, and treatment of pediatric environmental health problems. This comprehensive guide puts critical children's health information and answers to parents' questions at your fingertips. From asbestos to radiation, ultraviolet rays, pesticides, asthma, lead, tobacco, childcare and school environments - plus new chapters on global climate change, plasticizers, developmental disabilities, environmental disasters, and more - current information on an exhaustive range of environmental health issues is included. The 3rd edition features 59 topic-based chapters including the addition of 18 new chapters. Contents:

    - Background: Addressing Environmental Health in Primary Care

    - History and Growth of Pediatric Environmental Health

    - Children's Unique Vulnerabilities to Environmental Hazards

    - Individual Susceptibility to Environmental Toxicants

    - Taking an Environmental History and Giving Anticipatory Guidance

    - Medical Laboratory Testing of Body Fluids and Tissues

    - Environmental Measurements

    Environments

    - Preconceptional and Prenatal Exposures

    - Built Environment

    - Child Care Settings

    - Schools

    - Waste Sites

    - Work Places

    - Environmental Health Considerations for Children in Developing Nations, and Implications for Immigrants and Adoptees

    Food and Water

    - Breast Milk

    - Phytoestrogen and Contaminants in Infant Formula

    - Water

    - Food Safety

    - Herbs, Dietary Supplements and Other Remedies

    Chemical and Physical Exposures

    - Air Pollutants, Indoor

    - Air Pollutants, Outdoor

    - Arsenic

    - Asbestos

    - Carbon Monoxide

    - Chromium, Manganese, and Nickel

    - Cold and Heat

    - Electric and Magnetic Fields

    - Endocrine Disrupters

    - Gasoline and its Additives

    - Ionizing Radiation (Excluding Radon)

    - Lead

    - Mercury

    - Nitrates and Nitrites in Water

    - Noise

    - Persistent Organic Pollutants - DDT, PCBs, PCDFs, and Dioxins

    - Persistent Toxic Substances

    - Pesticides

    - Plasticizers

    - Radon

    - Tobacco Use and Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure

    - Ultraviolet Radiation

    Special Topics

    - Arts and Crafts

    - Asthma

    - Birth Defects and Other Adverse Developmental Outcomes

    - Cancer

    - Chelation for "Heavy Metal" Toxicity

    - Chemical-Biological Terrorism

    - Developmental Disabilities

    - Drug (Methamphetamine) Laboratories

    - Emerging Technologies and Materials

    - Environmental Disasters

    - Environmental Equity

    - Ethical Issues

    - Global Climate Change

    - Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

    - Nontherapeutic Use of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture

    Public Health Aspects of Environmental Health

    - Precautionary Principle

    - Risk Assessment, Risk Management, and Risk Communication

    - Environmental Health Advocacy

  • Caring for Our Children, 3rd Edition
    Caring for Our Children, 3rd Edition: National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Early Care and Early Education Programs
    By American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association and National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education
  • Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools
    Edited by Elaine A. Donoghue, MD, FAAP and Colleen A. Kraft, MD, FAAP

    This all-new guide provides resources and strategies to help care for children with chronic medical conditions and special health care needs in the community and school setting.

  • School Health, Policy & Practice, 6th Edition
    School Health, Policy & Practice, 6th Edition
    By AAP Committee on School Health

    Provides pediatric health care professionals with guidelines for developing health programs for school-aged children. - See more at: http://ebooks.aap.org/product/school-health-policy-practice#sthash.cXn0RTQA.dpuf