Management of infectious disease in schools

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/303448
Title:
Management of infectious disease in schools
Authors:
Subgroup of the Public Health Medicine Communicable Disease Group (PHMCDG)
Affiliation:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Issue Date:
Sep-2013
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/303448
Item Type:
Guideline
Language:
en
Description:
HSE Management of Infectious Disease in Schools - September 2013 -5- Chapter 1. Introduction These guidelines were designed to assist schools to prevent or minimise the spread of infection, illness and disease to staff, pupils and others (such as student teachers and volunteers). They were primarily developed for use by teachers in primary and secondary schools. They aim to raise awareness about common and important infectious diseases and provide guidance on the prevention and management of infectious diseases in educational settings. The guidelines are based on best available evidence and consensus recommendations. Additional advice and support about specific infectious diseases can be obtained from Local Departments of Public Health The document provides advice on the prevention and control of the most common and important infections encountered in schools.
Keywords:
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE; INFECTION CONTROL; SCHOOL; PUBLIC HEALTH
Local subject classification:
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT; HEALTH PROTECTION; INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorSubgroup of the Public Health Medicine Communicable Disease Group (PHMCDG)en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-15T09:09:11Z-
dc.date.available2013-10-15T09:09:11Z-
dc.date.issued2013-09-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/303448-
dc.descriptionHSE Management of Infectious Disease in Schools - September 2013 -5- Chapter 1. Introduction These guidelines were designed to assist schools to prevent or minimise the spread of infection, illness and disease to staff, pupils and others (such as student teachers and volunteers). They were primarily developed for use by teachers in primary and secondary schools. They aim to raise awareness about common and important infectious diseases and provide guidance on the prevention and management of infectious diseases in educational settings. The guidelines are based on best available evidence and consensus recommendations. Additional advice and support about specific infectious diseases can be obtained from Local Departments of Public Health The document provides advice on the prevention and control of the most common and important infections encountered in schools.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subjectCOMMUNICABLE DISEASEen_GB
dc.subjectINFECTION CONTROLen_GB
dc.subjectSCHOOLen_GB
dc.subjectPUBLIC HEALTH-
dc.subject.otherPUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT-
dc.subject.otherHEALTH PROTECTION-
dc.subject.otherINFECTIOUS DISEASES-
dc.titleManagement of infectious disease in schoolsen_GB
dc.typeGuidelineen
dc.contributor.departmentHealth Service Executive (HSE)en_GB
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