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American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Infectious Diseases. 2015. Red book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, triennial.

Annotation: This book contains guidelines developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics for the management and prevention of infectious diseases in children. The book focuses on active and passive immunization; guidelines for care of children in special circumstances including breastfeeding, out-of-home child care, hospitalized children, and internationally adopted children; over 100 infectious diseases; and antimicrobial therapies. These recommendations were derived from consensus among representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health, the National Vaccine Programs, and the Canadian Paediatric Society. Updated editions are available online for a subscription fee.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Contact for cost information.

Keywords: CD-ROMs, Child health, Communicable diseases, Guidelines, Immunization, Infant health

Riegelman RK. 2013. Studying a study and testing a test: reading evidence-based health research. (6th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 324 pp., 1 CD-ROM.

Annotation: This book for students and practicing clinicians presents a step-by-step approach to thoughtful and critical reading of health research literature utilizing scenarios, checklists, and exercises. Section one focuses on study evaluation including design, assessment, analysis, interpretation, extrapolation, randomized trials, cohort studies, and meta-analysis. The second section discusses tests with topics in variability, reference interval, definitions, test comparisons, and screening. Section three covers rate sampling, standardization, sources, and compilation. The fourth section considers costs and evaluating effectiveness by study design, assessment, analysis, interpretation, and extrapolation. Section five gives an overview of basic principles of statistics, univariable, bivariable, and multivariable analyses, along with a flowchart summary. Each section concludes with a review/question summary. The book concludes with a glossary and index. A CD-ROM is included with interactive questions and answers that parallel each of the first four sections of the text.

Contact: Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, P.O. Box 1620, Hagerstown, MD 21741, Telephone: (800) 638-3030 Secondary Telephone: (301) 223-23000 Fax: (301) 223-2400 E-mail: customerservice@lww.com Web Site: http://www.lww.com Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-7817-1860-0.

Keywords: Assessment, Audiovisual materials, CD-ROMs, Data analysis, Evaluation, Evaluation methods, Health services, Interactive media, Medicine, Research methodology, Statistics

W. B. Saunders Company. 2012. Dorland's illustrated medical dictionary. (32nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: W. B. Saunders Company, 2147 pp., 1 CD-ROM.

Contact: Elsevier, Health Sciences Division, 1600 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19103-2822, Telephone: (215) 239-3900 Fax: (215) 239-3990 Web Site: http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-7216-0146-4.

Keywords: CD-ROMs, Dictionaries, Medicine

[U.S.] Indian Health Service [Head Start Program]. 2012. IHS Head Start: Start healthy. Grow healthy (rev.). Rockville, MD: Indian Health Service, [Head Start Program], 2 items.

Annotation: These booklets offer information about how Head Start staff can help improve the oral health of American Indian and Alaska Native infants, young children, and pregnant women. The booklets also provide information to help meet oral-health-related program performance standards. Contents include best practices for prevention and early intervention. It also includes sample forms for assessment, treatment, and topical fluoride application; posters on first aid for dental emergencies and oral health promotion; and a reference guide on classroom toothbrushing Materials are also available on a CD-ROM.

Contact: U.S. Indian Health Service, Head Start Program, 801 Thompson Avenue, Suite 400, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone: (505) 248-7694 Web Site: http://www.ihs.gov/NonMedicalPrograms/HeadStart Available from the website.

Keywords: Alaska Natives, American Indians, CD-ROMs, Disease prevention, Early childhood caries, Head Start, Health promotion, Oral health, Young children

American Academy of Pediatrics, Task Force on Mental Health. 2010. Addressing mental health concerns in primary care: A clinician's toolkit. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 8 items.

Annotation: This toolkit contains materials to enhance the quality of mental health care child and adolescents receive in or through their medical home. It includes ready-to-use resources and tools on one CD-ROM, as well as several brochures, a mental health practice readiness inventory, a laminated card with two algorithms for mental health practice, and a brochure explaining the toolkit along with a table of contents. Topics include an introduction, references on community resources, health care financing, support for children and families, clinical information systems and delivery system redesign, and decision support for clinicians.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org $199.95, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 978-1-58110-348-9.

Keywords: Adolescents, CD-ROMs, Children, Family support, Health services delivery, Mental health, Resources for professionals

Deinard A, Tessier S, Johnson B. 2009. Dental health screening and fluoride varnish application. [Minneapolis, MN]: Regents of the University of Minnesota,

Annotation: This course provides training in oral health screening and fluoride-varnish application for primary care health professionals. Topics include the etiology and prevention of dental caries, strategies for prevention, oral health screening, "lift the lip" examination (video clip), fluoride-varnish-application procedure (video clip), and the billing process. The course was designed to be used in conjunction with the book An Atlas of Common Dental Pathology for Primary Care Medical Professionals and educational materials for health professionals. It is also available on CD-ROM.

Keywords: CD-ROMS, Child health, Children, Dental care, Dental caries, Distance education, Fluorides, Infant health, Oral health, Professional education, Professional training, Screening, Training materials

Rassmussen KM, Yaktine AL, eds. 2009. Weight gain during pregnancy: Reexamining the guidelines. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 854 pp, plus 1 CD-ROM.

Annotation: This book explores the relationships between weight gain during pregnancy and the short- and long-term health of both mother and infant. It builds on the 1990 Institute of Medicine's weight-gain guidelines, presenting updated target ranges and guidelines for proper measurement based on Body Mass Index (BMI), a comprehensive review of the literature, and an independent analysis of existing databases. The book is intended to assist practitioners who care for women of childbearing age, policy makers, educators, researchers, and pregnant women themselves in understanding the role of gestational weight gain in the promotion of optimal pregnancy outcomes. The book includes a specific range of recommended weight gain for obese women. A CD-Rom edition of the volume is contained in the back pocket.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-309-13113-1.

Keywords: Body composition, Body weight, CD-ROMs, Gestational weight gain, Guidelines, Infant health, Maternal health, Obesity, Pregnancy, Pregnancy outcome, Weight gain, Weight management

FASD Regional Training Centers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. [2008]. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Competency-based curriculum development guide for medical and allied health education and practice. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ca. 280 pp., 1 CD-ROM.

Annotation: This purpose of this curriculum development guide is to enhance the knowledge and skills of health care providers to recognize and prevent fetal alcohol spectrum (FAS) disorders by aiding in the development of educational programs and materials. The guide is organized by three types of learning outcomes: competencies, learning goals, and learning objectives, allowing educators or trainers to select goals and objectives appropriate for participants' learning needs and skill levels, along with university or organization criteria. Chapter contents include seven competency topics: foundation; screening and brief interventions; models of addiction; biological effects of alcohol on the fetus; screening, diagnosis, and assessment of FAS; treatment across the lifespan for persons with FASDs; and ethical, legal, and policy issues.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Alcohol use during pregnancy, CD-ROMs, Fetal alcohol effects, Fetal alcohol syndrome, Fetal development, Prenatal addiction, Prenatal care, Professional education, Resources for professionals, Screening, Substance abusing pregnant women

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2008. Safe and healthy beginnings: A resource toolkit for hospitals and physician's offices. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 7 items.

Annotation: This toolkit provides materials and resources for improving the care of newborns, focusing on risk for severe hyperbilirubinemia, breastfeeding support, and coordination of care. The toolkit is designed for pediatric health professionals who care for newborns in the office and hospital settings. The kit includes several print documents and a CD-ROM with readiness checklists, follow-up letters, assessment and documentation tools, coding resources, parent handouts, and more. Parent handouts are available in English and Spanish.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Non-member price $79.95, plus shipping and handling; Member price $69.95, plus shipping and handling.

Keywords: Breastfeeding support, CD-ROMs, Hyperbilirubinemia, Newborn infants, Resource materials, Service coordination, Spanish language materials

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2007. Pediatric clinical practice guidelines and policies: A compendium of evidence-based research for pediatric practice (7th ed.). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 891 pp., 1 CD-ROM.

Annotation: This compendium includes pediatric clinical practice guidelines and policy statements issued and endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which are developed to provide physicians with a quick reference guide to the academy's position on child health care issues. The manual, and enclosed CD-ROM, includes clinical practice guidelines and technical report summaries for 30 diseases/conditions and extensive policies and policy statements. The appendices include an index od policies by committee, and a list of AAP acronyms. A subject index is provided.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 1-58110-245-3.

Keywords: Adolescent health, CD-ROMs, Child health, Child health services, Guidelines, Health policy, Health services delivery, Manuals, Medicine, Pediatric care, Pediatrics, Resources for professionals

Koplan JP, Liverman CT, Kraak VI, Wisham SL, eds.; Food and Nutrition Board, Committee on Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity. 2007. Progress in preventing childhood obesity: How do we measure up?. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 475 pp., 1 CD-ROM.

Annotation: This book reviews the progress in combatting childhood obesity and discusses the next steps toward developing a robust evidence base for effective childhood obesity prevention intervention and practices. Contents include the framework for evaluating progress; diverse populations; issues in environments such as government, industry, communities, schools, and homes; and assessing the nation's progress. Appendices include a chart explaining acronyms; a glossary; data sources, indicators, and evaluation tools for measuring progress; examples of recent federal agency programs, initiatives, and surveillance systems for supporting and monitoring prevention efforts; a compilation of recommendations and implementation actions; summaries of three regional symposia called during the project; and biographical sketches of committee members and staff. The book concludes with an index. Complete report and symposia summaries are provided on a CD-ROM enclosed with the book.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu $55.00 plus shipping and handling.

Keywords: CD-ROMs, Children, Federal initiatives, Obesity, Prevention programs, Program evaluation

Young ME, Richardson LM, eds. 2007. Early child development: From measurement to action—A priority for growth and equity. Washington, DC: Children and Youth Unit, World Bank, 306 pp.

Annotation: This book offers presentations and discussions held at an international early child development (ECD) symposium at the World Bank September 28-29, 2005 in Washington, DC. Contents include 15 chapters grouped into five parts: (1) business imperative and societal benefits of ECD investments, (2) lessons from evaluation of longitudinal ECD interventions, (3) countries' experiences in monitoring ECD interventions, (4) innovative approaches to countries' financing of ECD initiatives, and (5) next steps on the ECD agenda for the next five years. An index is provided. References and statistical data are provided throughout the book.

Contact: World Bank, 1818 H Street, N. W., Washington, DC 20433, Telephone: (202) 477-1000 Fax: (202) 477-6391 E-mail: books@worldbank.org Web Site: http://www.worldbank.org Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-8213-7086-5.

Keywords: CD-ROMs, Children, Early childhood development, Early intervention, Evaluation, International health, Social policy

Society for Public Health Education, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, American College of Medical Toxicology. 2007. Helping communities combat clandestine methamphetamine laboratories. Washington, DC: Society for Public Health Education, 150 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit for health professionals focuses on the public health challenges of clandestine methamphetamine laboratories (meth labs). The content is presented in two parts. The first part contains a primer on meth and clandestine meth labs, information sheets on different segments of the population affected by meth, a community action guide, and a resource directory. The second part contains information on acute meth lab exposures and toxicity, evaluation of children exposed to meth labs, and environmental considerations in cleaning up meth labs. The toolkit is available as an electronic document or on CD-ROM.

Contact: Society for Public Health Education, 10 G Street, N.E., Suite 605, Washington, DC 20002, Telephone: (202) 408-9804 Fax: (202) 408-9815 E-mail: info@sophe.org Web Site: http://www.sophe.org Available from the website; also available on CD-ROM.

Keywords: CD-ROMs, Child health, Children, Environmental exposure, Guidelines, Illicit drugs, Laboratories, Legal issues, Methamphetamines, Oral health, Public health, Toxicology

U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. 2006. Partnership to Prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Public education program manual. Rockville, MD: U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, 118 pp., plus 2 CD-ROMs.

Annotation: The print and CD editions of this program manual contain pretested research-based plans, strategies, and communications tools to develop public awareness about the dangers of alcohol consumption to the developing fetus. Chapter contents include partnership mobilization and program planning, provider involvement, materials dissemination, program evaluation, and pilot program descriptions. Appendices include materials and images, a glossary of terms, contact information, and references. The CD edition also provides four case studies that describe how the program was implemented and adapted by four pilot communities; links directly to Web-based resources; and provides PDF files of the communications tools. The CD supplement provides production source sfiles for the communications tools to allow graphic designers and commercial printers to create additional materials.

Contact: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (877) SAMHSA-7 Secondary Telephone: (877) 726-4727 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.samhsa.gov Available at no charge. Document Number: HHS Pub. No. SMA-4013.

Keywords: Alcohol use during pregnancy, CD-ROMs, Fetal alcohol effects, Fetal alcohol syndrome, Pregnant women, Program development, Public awareness materials, Spanish language materials, Training materials

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program. [2005]. A parent's guide to hearing loss: Choices available for families of children with hearing loss. Atlanta, GA: National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program, 1 CD-ROM.

Annotation: This CD-ROM, which is intended for parents of children with newly diagnosed hearing loss, provides information about hearing loss and communication options. The CD-ROM answers questions frequently asked by parents, such as at what age parents should teach their child language, what is a cochlear implant, when is a child old enough for a cochlear implant or other assistive device, how to communicate with a child with hearing loss, and where to go for answers. The CD-ROM also includes information about programs and services for children with hearing loss.

Contact: National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E-88, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone: (404) 498-3032 Secondary Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Fax: (404) 498-3060 E-mail: ehdi@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/ehdi Available from the website.

Keywords: CD-ROMS, Child health, Communication, Consumer education materials, Diagnosis, Hearing disorders, Infant health

Redmond-Neal A, Hlava MMK, ed. 2005. ASIST thesaurus of information science, technology, and librarianship (3rd ed.). Medford, NJ: Information Today, 272 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (ASIST monograph)

Annotation: This thesaurus includes terms used in the field of information science, technology, and librarianship. Prefatory materials explain its use, its development, and a list of facets; the terms are displayed alphabetically, hierarchically, and in a rotated list. A CD-ROM containing an electronic version of the print thesaurus as well as Data Harmony's Theasurus Master software is also available.

Contact: Information Today, 143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford, NJ 08055-8750, Telephone: (609) 654-6266 Secondary Telephone: (800) 300-9868 Fax: (609) 654-4309 E-mail: custserv@infotoday.com Web Site: http://www.infotoday.com $49.94 for book only; 79.95 for book with CD-ROM. Document Number: ISBN 1-57387-243-X (book); 1-57387-244-X (book with CD-ROM).

Keywords: CD-ROMs, Information networks, Information services, Information sources, Thesauri

South Carolina Department of Education, South Carolina Healthy Schools. 2005. Oral health supplemental curriculum resource. Columbia, SC: South Carolina Department of Education, South Carolina Healthy Schools, 2 items.

Annotation: These supplemental curriculum resources, designed primarily for classroom use, contain lessons that encourage children to take care of their teeth. The guides also teach children oral health concepts. Lessons and activities for students in kindergarten, second grade, and seventh grade are included and were endorsed by the South Carolina Department of Education in 2002–2003. The preschool guide, developed in 2005, draws from and was designed to be part of the original series. Each lesson includes a list of materials, background information, step-by- step instructions, and suggested extension and evaluation activities. The guides are also available on CD-ROM.

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: CD-ROMs, Curricula, Oral health, Preschool education, School age children, School health education, South Carolina, Young children

American Academy of Pediatrics and First Candle/SIDS Alliance. 2004. Reducing the risk of SIDS in child care: Training for child care providers--Speaker materials. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, ca. 50 pp., 7 items., 1 CD-ROM.

Annotation: These materials are produced by the Healthy Child Care America Back to Sleep campaign to help reduce the incidence of SIDS in family child care homes and center-based child care programs. The training package includes speaker materials, a packet of consumer materials, and a CD-ROM containing Power Point slides. The speaker materials describe how to run a training session for child care providers and provide additional information for each slide. Consumer materials include fact sheets, brochures, a doorknob hanger, and a magnet. The speaker materials and PowerPoint are also available in Spanish, on the Web site only. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Contact Phone: (847) 434-4016 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Contact E-mail: lkotch@aap.org Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, CD-ROMs, Child care, Child care workers, SIDS, Spanish language materials, Training, Training materials

Sleet DA, Hopkins K, eds. 2004. Bibliography of behavioral science research in unintentional injury prevention. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 116 pp.; 1 CD-ROM.

Annotation: This bibliography is intended to help injury researchers and behavioral scientists work together to uncover new solutions to the injury problem and to serve as a starting point for students and teachers interested in conducting research related to behavioral science and injury control. The bibliography (1) documents the contributions of behavioral and social science research to unintentional injury prevention and control and (2) increases awareness about the impact and importance of behavioral science in the field of injury control. The bibliography is divided into two major sections. Section 1 lists references alphabetically by author and offers a one-page index of pertinent references by selected keywords. Section 2 is a list of references divided into broad subject headings. Topics include injuries to children and adults received from bicycles, drowning, falls, fires and burns, impaired driving, motor vehicles, motorcycles, on-the-job, playgrounds, poisoning, sports, and sun-related injuries. The bibliography can be downloaded from the Web site or ordered in CD-ROM.

Contact: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop F-63, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717, Telephone: (800) CDC-INFO Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (770) 488-4760 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/index.html Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Behavioral sciences, Bibliographies, CD-ROMs, Injuries, Injury prevention, Research, Social sciences, Unintentional injuries

Georgia Division of Public Health. 2004. Maternal and child health in Georgia: Birth through age 5. Atlanta, GA: Georgia Division of Public Health, 1 CD-ROM, exec. summ. (17 pp.).

Annotation: This report, which is in CD-ROM format, describes the progress that the Georgia Department of Human Resources made during the 1990s in maternal and child health services and outcomes and provides data and information to help plan for the future. The report also includes key strategic recommendations, tools for advocates, video clips, background information on maternal and child health topics, a description of the social context of health in Georgia, highlights of community programs that have successfully improved maternal and child health, and links to other reports, data, and Web sites. A maternal and child health topics section contains information related to pre-pregnancy health, prenatal and maternal health, infant health, and early childhood health and development. An executive summary of the report, in booklet form, is also included. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Contact for cost information.

Keywords: CD-ROMS, Child health, Early childhood development, Georgia, Infant health, Prenatal care, Reports, State MCH programs, Women's health, Young children

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.