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Oregon Department of Human Resources, State Health Division, Emergency Medical Services Section, Oregon Emergency Medical Services for Children Project. n.d.. How to handle a child's medical emergency: Caring means preparing. Portland, OR: Oregon Department of Human Resources, 1 booklet (37 pp.), 1 brochure, 1 brochure original.

Davidson L. n.d.. Demonstration Projects for Pediatric EMS Systems Components: [Final report]. Mobile, AL: University of South Alabama College of Medicine, 104 pp.

Annotation: The overall goal of the this project was to demonstrate effective models for the necessary components of an emergency medical services for children (EMSC) system and the integration of those components into currently operating adult-oriented systems. The project has outlined the six major components of an EMSC system: (l) System description, (2) prevention, (3) education, (4) standards of care, (5) quality assurance, and (6) research and development. The project comprised seven subprojects whose activities included educating the public, the prehospital care provider, and the rural physician about the assessment and management of pediatric emergencies; comparing the efficacy of ground versus air transport; defining the degree of psychological impairment caused by head injury; identifying the rehabilitation facilities available locally, regionally, and nationally; and increasing compliance with safety belt/child restraint legislation. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB92-103332.

Keywords: Cost-Benefit Analysis, Data Collection, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency medical technicians, Facilities For, First Aid, Head Injuries, Health Professionals, Paramedics, Rehabilitation, Seat Belts/Restraints for Children

Shelov SP, Altmann TR, Hannermann RE. 2019. Caring for your baby and young child: Birth to age 5. (7th ed.). New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1 v.

Annotation: This guide to the first five years of life gives parents and caregivers comprehensive guidance on essential baby and childcare topics including breastfeeding, immunizations, sleep, and much more. All of the advice, including the complete health encyclopedia, has been fully revised and updated to reflect current AAP policy

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

Keywords: Behavior, Child care, Child development, Child health, Childbirth, Children, Developmental stages, Emergencies, First aid, Immunization, Infant development, Infant health, Infants, Parenting

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Oral Health. [2016]. Dental first aid. Baltimore, MD: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Oral Health, 13 pp.

Annotation: This flip chart provides instructions on what to do and what not to do to manage dental emergencies. It is designed for school nurses, school health aides, teachers, school administrators, Head Start coordinators, child care providers, other health and administrative personnel, and parents.

Contact: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Oral Health, 201 West Preston Street, Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, Telephone: (410) 767-5300 Secondary Telephone: (800) 735-2258 Fax: (410) 333-7392 E-mail: https://health.maryland.gov/Pages/contactus.aspx Web Site: http://phpa.dhmh.maryland.gov/oralhealth/Pages/home.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Emergencies, First aid, Oral health, Resources for professionals

International Association of Dental Traumatology. 2016. Information for patients. International Association of Dental Traumatology, multiple items.

Annotation: This mobile app and poster provide information for parents and other caregivers about oral injuries, including how to prevent oral trauma in primary teeth, what to do in case of a fall that affects permanent teeth, and what to do if a permanent tooth is broken or knocked out. The app is available in Arabic, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Northern Sami, Norwegian Bokmal, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish. The poster is available in Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, and Vietnamese.

Contact: International Association of Dental Traumatology, RES Seminars Inc., 4425 Cass Street, Suite A, San Diego, CA 92019, E-mail: IADT@iadt-dentaltrauma.org Web Site: https://www.iadt-dentaltrauma.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Critical care, Dental care, Emergency medical services, Falls, First aid, Injuries, Injury prevention, International health, Mobile applications, Multimedia, Non English language materials, Oral health, Outcome and process assessment, Posters, Safety, Trauma care

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program. 2014. Dental health guide for school nurses. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, 11 pp.

Annotation: This booklet is designed to aid school nurses in the effective treatment of minor oral health emergencies. Topics include dental first aid supplies; inflamed or irritated gum tissue, fever blisters, cold sores, and canker sores; toothache; prolonged or recurrent bleeding after an extraction; broken or displaced tooth; traumatic avulsion (tooth knocked out of socket); possible jaw dislocation or fracture; orthodontic problems and emergencies; objects wedged between teeth; lacerated lip or tongue; and tooth eruption pain. Information about the eruption and shedding of primary (baby) teeth and primary and permanent dentition eruption tables are also provided.

Contact: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Telephone: (573) 751-6400 Fax: (573) 751-6010 E-mail: info@health.mo.gov Web Site: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/oralhealth/index.php Available from the website.

Keywords: Emergency medical services, First aid, Nursing, Oral health, School age children, Schools

Shelov SP, Vaziri Flais S, ed. 2014. The big book of symptoms: A-Z guide to your child's health. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 260 pp.

Annotation: This book is designed to help parents with day-to-day health and safety issues that may arise from infancy through adolescence. It covers minor everyday concerns and more serious problems, suggests a reasonable course of action for each problem, and confirms when it's best to consult with a pediatrician. The book features an A-to-Z directory of the most common childhood symptoms, and includes a removable 3-in-1 first aid, choking, and CPR chart.

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 from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-1581108408.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Child health, Choking, Consumer education materials, First aid, Infant health, Injuries, Safety

Werner D. 2013. Where there is no doctor: A village health care handbook. (Rev. ed.). Palo Alto, CA: Hesperian Foundation, 446 pp.

Annotation: This handbook was written for those who live far from medical centers, in places where there is no doctor, particularly for those living in poor countries and in isolated villages and communities. Intended for the community health worker, it can be used by any individual. A wide range of practical health care knowledge is covered. Chapters include: words to the village health worker; sicknesses that are often confused; how to examine a sick person; how to take care of sick person; right and wrong use of modern medicines; instructions and precautions for injections; first aid; nutrition; prevention; some very common sicknesses; serious illnesses that need special medical attention; skin problems; the eyes; the urinary tract and the genitals; information for mothers and midwives; family planning; health and sickness of children; health and sickness of older people; and the medicine kit. A separate section lists uses, dosages, and precautions for medicines. A glossary of medical terms, addresses for teaching materials, and tear out sheets for making medical reports and dosage instructions for people who cannot read are also included.

Contact: Hesperian, 1919 Addison Street, Suite 304 , Berkeley, CA 94704, Telephone: (510) 845-1447 Secondary Telephone: (888) 729-1796 Fax: (510) 845-9141 E-mail: hesperian@hesperian.org Web Site: http://www.hesperian.org/ Available in libraries.

Keywords: Allied health occupations, Child health services, Community health workers, Developing countries, Disease prevention, Education, First aid, Health services, Maternal health services, Nutrition

American Association of Orthodontists. 2012. Handling orthodontic emergencies. St. Louis, MO: American Association of Orthodontists, 3 items.

Annotation: This fact sheet for school nurses discusses how to handle problems involving dental braces. Contents include a list of tools and supplies, an illustrated description of the components of braces, and a list of treatments. Problems and responses to them are listed in the order of the least severe to the most severe and include food caught between teeth; ligatures coming off; discomfort; mouth sores; irritation of lips or cheeks; protruding wire; loose brackets, wires, or bands; and swallowed components. A presentation and accompanying script are also available for educating school nurses about the needs of students in orthodontic treatment.

Contact: American Association of Orthodontists, 401 North Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63141-7816, Telephone: (314) 993-1700 Secondary Telephone: (800) 424-2841 Fax: (314) 997-1745 E-mail: info@aaortho.org Web Site: http://www.braces.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Emergencies, First aid, Injuries, Oral health, Orthodontics, School age children, School nurses, Training materials, Treatment

American Academy of Ophthalmology . 2012. Children's eye injuries: Prevention and care. [San Francisco, CA]: American Academy of Ophthalmology ,

Annotation: This online resource provides information for parents and caregivers about eye safety for children and adolescents. Topics include eye protection during sports, suitable protective eye wear, using age appropriate toys, safety around pets, and tips on first aid in emergencies.

Contact: American Academy of Ophthalmology, 655 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94109, Telephone: (415) 561-8500 Fax: (415) 561-8533 E-mail: comm@aao.org Web Site: http://www.aao.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Child safety, Children, Eye care, Eye injuries, First aid, Injury prevention

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Children's Oral Health Program. [2011]. Dental emergency guide. [Trenton, NJ]: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Children's Oral Health Program, 1 p.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information on dental emergency first aid for school nurses or teachers in New Jersey. Situations discussed include losing a primary tooth, an avulsed (knocked out) tooth and bleeding care, a displaced or dislodged tooth, a broken or fractured tooth, a jaw dislocation or fracture, signs of a concussion, a toothache or abscess, and soft tissue injuries to the lips or tongue. Tips are also provided for managing prolonged bleeding or post-extraction bleeding as well as for dealing with broken dental braces or other appliances.

Contact: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, P.O. Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360, Telephone: (609) 292-7837 Secondary Telephone: (800) 367-6543 Web Site: http://www.state.nj.us/health Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Dental care, Emergency medical services, First aid, Injuries, Oral health, Parent

Ohio Department of Health, School and Adolescent Health, School Nursing Program. 2007. Emergency guidelines for schools (3rd ed.). Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, School and Adolescent Health, School Nursing Program, 128 pp.

Annotation: These guidelines present best practice recommendations for providing emergency care to students in Ohio schools. The guidelines are meant to serve as basic what-to-do-in-an-emergency information for school staff without nursing or medical training or when the school nurse is not available. Sections include how to use the emergency guidelines, when to call emergency medical services, emergency procedures for injury or illness, student injury report form guidelines, planning for students with special health care needs, infection control, and school-safety planning and emergency preparedness. Flow charts detail procedures for emergency situations such as injury or illness, school safety, sheltering in place, and hazardous materials. Guidelines are provided for a "to-go" bag containing vital student, staff, and building information; records; emergency procedures; critical health information and first aid supplies; and communication equipment. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, Council on School Health, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (847) 434-4000 E-mail: schoolhealth@aap.org Web Site: http://www2.aap.org/sections/schoolhealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Disaster planning, Emergency medical services for children, First aid, Guidelines, Model programs, Oral health, Policy development, Resources for professionals, School injuries, School safety

Hendricks C, ed. 2007. Healthy Childcare: Dental health issue. Healthy Childcare 10(6),

Annotation: This special issue of Healthy Childcare is devoted to the oral health needs of young children. Included are articles on preventing and treating oral injuries, the use of fluorides and dental sealants, nutritious foods, and preparing children for visits to the dentist.

Contact: Healthy Child Publications, P.O. Box 624, Harbor Springs, MI 49770, Telephone: (213) 526-6342 Secondary Telephone: (877) 258-6178 Fax: (231) 526-0428 E-mail: info@healthychild.net Web Site: http://www.healthychild.net Also available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Disease prevention, First aid, Fluorides, Injury prevention, Oral health, Young children

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. 2006. Oral injury prevention and emergency care training. [Columbia, SC]: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, 25 pp.

Annotation: This teaching guide provides child care educators with knowledge and skills to prevent oral injuries as well as to respond to oral injuries that do occur. Sections include topic areas, time estimate for proposed training, training description and benefits, a list of materials needed, content and instruction plan, instructor introduction, training development resources and references, and methods of training evaluation. The content and instructional plan section outlines: (1) oral injury prevention, (2) responding to a dental injury, and (3) steps in implementing prevention and response in the child care environment. Slides with comments and handouts are provided with examples of situations which may need injury prevention or emergency care.

Contact: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, 2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201, Telephone: (803) 898-3432 Fax: (803) 898-3323 E-mail: info@dhec.sc.gov Web Site: http://www.scdhec.gov Available from the website. Document Number: CR-006705.

Keywords: Child care, Dental care, Emergency medical services for children, First aid, Injury prevention, Oral health, Preschool children, Training materials, Young children

Burch SS, ed. 2005. Kentucky smile curriculum: A dental health guide (rev. ed.). [Louisville, KY]: University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry and College of Agriculture, Kentucky Oral Health Wellness and Disease Prevention Program, 121 pp.

Annotation: This manual is designed for use by cooperative extension service agents in Kentucky in assisting children in developing awareness, knowledge, and attitudes that will result in healthy behavior with respect to their oral health. The purpose of the manual is to provide education material for those who do not teach oral health on a regular basis. Contents include suggested learning activities corresponding to major topics and keyed to a school curriculum framework. Topics include the mouth, tooth development, tooth decay, preventing tooth decay, preventing periodontal disease, nutrition, tobacco, malocclusions, accidents, dentistry and oral health professionals. Each topic section contains the program objective, appropriate grade level (Kindergarten-grade 6), and information about materials, preparation, and procedures. The appendices contain a glossary of terms, information about the Kentucky Oral Health Program, and a dental first aid guide.

Contact: Kentucky Department for Public Health, Oral Health Program, 275 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY 40621, Telephone: (502) 564-3246 Web Site: http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/mch/cfhi/oralhealth.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental caries, First aid, Health education, Manuals, Oral health, Oral hygiene, School age children

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Oral Health Program . 2005. Dental first aid. Denver, CO: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Oral Health Program, 16 pp.

Annotation: This flip chart, developed for child care providers and school personnel, offers guidance for providing temporary assistance and relief during dental emergencies. The chart also discusses basic oral health principles, prevention, and care. It pro- vides information about toothbrushing, teething, and flossing; dental first aid; oral ulcers and oral piercing complications; oral health services in Maryland; injury prevention; nutrition and oral health, child abuse and dental neglect; tooth eruption, gum inflammation, and tooth extraction complications; dental trauma; fluoride; water testing sites; and other related topics.

Contact: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Oral Health Unit, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive, South, Denver, CO 80246, Telephone: (303) 692-2000 Secondary Telephone: (800) 886-7689 E-mail: cdphe.information@state.co.us Web Site: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/categories/services-and-information/health/prevention-and-wellness/oral-health Limited quantities available; content also available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Emergencies, Emergency medical services, First aid, Oral health, School age children, School health services, School personnel, Unintentional injuries

Schor EL, ed. 2004. Caring for your school-age child: Ages 5 to 12. New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1 v.

Annotation: This book provides information parents need to take care of children between the ages of 5 and 12. It designed to help the parents prepare their children for the world outside of the home. The book includes 60 chapters organized in these parts: promoting health and normal development, nutrition and physical fitness, personal and social development, behavior and discipline, emotional problems and behavior disorder, family matters, children in school, chronic health problems, and common medical problems. The book treats topics into two ways: it includes chapters which provide background information to help the parents develop a context for the problems their children face, and it contains chapters targeted to particular problems which provide specific suggestions for dealing with them. This book is the second of a three-volume series developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Feeling Fine Programs.

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 $29.95 plus shipping and handling.

Keywords: Behavior, Behavior disorders, Child development, Child health, Child nutrition, Children, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Developmental stages, Discipline, Emotional development, Family relations, First aid, Parenting, Parenting skills, Physical fitness, Psychosocial development, School adjustment, School age children

Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) National Resource Center. 2002. 30 million children will receive emergency care this year: They can't all belong to someone else. Washington, DC: Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) National Resource Center, 10 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for consumers discusses why emergency planning for children is important, ways to be better prepared for an emergency such as writing down information about the child, and steps to take in an emergency. It contains a an emergency plan form and a child information form. The brochure is also available in Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: 911 system, Adolescents, Children, Consumer education materials, Emergencies, First aid, Spanish language materials

Kemper DW. 1999-. Healthwise handbook: A self care guide for you. Boise, ID: Healthwise, numerous editions

Annotation: This book, written for the general consumer, contains basic guidelines on how to recognize and cope with more than 180 of the most common health problems. The book discusses self-care basics, staying healthy, and self-care resources for the following general subject areas: 1) nutrition; 2) mental health; 3) fitness and relaxation; and 4) first aid and emergencies. The manual contains an index and a directory of resources. The book is available in English or Spanish.

Contact: Healthwise, 2601 North Bogus Basin Road, Boise, ID 83702, Telephone: (800) 706-9646 Web Site: http://www.healthwise.org Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 877930-71-7.

Keywords: Child health, Educational materials, First aid, Health promotion, Infant health, Men's health, Nutrition, Outreach, Risk prevention, Self care, Sexual health, Spanish language materials, Training materials, Women's health

Palfrey J, Schulman I, Katz SL, New MI, eds. 1995. The Disney encyclopedia of baby and child care. New York, NY: Hyperion, 2 v.

Annotation: This set of books provides parents a comprehensive guide to children's physical, emotional, and behavioral development from birth to age 6. The first volume covers infant and child development presented in seven chapters dedicated to specific ages; it also covers the basics of first aid, and common symptoms of childhood illnesses. The second volume provides an encyclopedia of child health and childhood illnesses which lists over 160 topics; this volume also provides a directory of resources. Both volumes include indexes for the complete set.

Contact: Hyperion, 77 West 66th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10023, Telephone: (800) 242-7737 Web Site: http://www.hyperionbooks.com/ Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-7868-8004-X.

Keywords: Behavior development, Children, Diseases, Emotional development, First aid, Health, Infants, Physical development

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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.