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Hashikawa Andrew N., Brousseau David C., Singer Dianne C., Gebremariam Achamyeleh, Davis Matthew M., July, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Children in child care are frequently unnecessarily excluded for illness. We investigated parental use of urgent medical evaluation for sick children unable to attend child care. Methods: In May 2012, authors conducted a nationally representative…
Rooshenas Leila, Wood Fiona, Brookes-Howell Lucy, Evans (Epidemiologist) Meirion, Butler Christopher, May, 2014
Reports & Papers
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Background Preschool-aged children are the highest consumers of antibiotics, but consult mainly for viral infections. Little is known about how day care, which is common in this age group, influences primary care consulting and treatment-seeking…
Wagner Jordan, Clodfelter Sharon, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
From 2005 to 2008, Washoe County, Nevada, child care centers experienced an increase in illnesses from communicable disease outbreaks. The number of ill children and caregivers from these outbreaks went from 26 in 2005 to 266 in 2008, an increase of…
Hashikawa Andrew N., Stevens Martha W., Juhn Young, Nimmer Mark, Copeland Kristen A., Simpson Pippa M., Brousseau David C., December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A survey of child care directors' return-to-child-care criteria for mild illness prior to the introduction of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revised return-to-care recommendations for mildly ill children, based on data from 305 directors…
Shope Timothy R., Hashikawa Andrew N., May, 2012
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of the extent of child illness in child care settings, of exclusion practices related to illness, and of current guidelines and strategies pediatric health providers can use to limit children from being excluded from child care due to…
Dewan Puneet K., Banouvong Houmpheng, Abernethy Neil, Hoynes Thomas, Diaz Liliana, Woldemariam Melaku, Ampie Theresa, Grinsdale Jennifer, Kawamura L. Masae, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of an outbreak of tuberculosis in San Francisco stemming from an adult living in a private home family child care center
Fink Dale Borman, February, 2005
Reports & Papers
An analysis of state policies that affect the participation of children with special health care needs child care, based on interviews with child care program providers and state agency representatives
Weizman Zvi, Asli Ghaleb, Alsheikh Ahmed, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the effects of 2 different species of probiotic bacteria in preventing infectious illnesses in infants attending child care centers
Kahan Ernesto, Gross Samuel, Avner Cohen Herman, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of Israeli child care centers' policies regarding the exclusion of sick children
Friedman Jennifer F., Lee Grace M., Kleinman Ken P., Finkelstein Jonathan A., April 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of predictors of the parental seeking of acute care and antibiotics for children with upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) who attend child care, based on surveys of 211 parents and staff from 36 child care centers
Bear Harold, Lovejoy Frances, Daniel Ann, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A survey-based study of employed Australian parents of young children investigating how their employment was affected by the impact of child care centers failing to provide sick care for children
Cordell Ralph L., May 2002
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of the disease-specific recommendations of the Revised Standards for Health and Safety in Out-of-Home Child Care
Heymann Jody, Hong Vo Phuon, Bergstorm Cara A., 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the experiences of preschool and school age child care providers with the care of sick children, based on interviews with public, private, and home-based providers in Cambridge, an urban area in the northeastern United States
Polyzoi Eleoussa, Babb Jeff C., Babb Jo-Ann V., Elfenbaum Mia, Kerr Kaye, Weese-Mayer Debra, 2001
Executive Summary
An executive summary of a study of parent and child care provider concerns about the care of mildly ill children.
Jiles Ruth B., Fuchs Christine, Klevens R. Monina, 2000
Reports & Papers
A synthesis of reported data on vaccination rates of children in public schools and licensed child care centers, using information gathered through the Center for Disease Control?s National Immunization Program