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Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools, 6th Edition [Paperback]

A Quick Reference Guide

Timothy R. Shope, MD, MPH, FAAP and Andrew N. Hashikawa, MD, MS, FAAP

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Completely revised and updated, the new sixth edition of this award-winning quick reference guide provides the information you need to know about the prevention and management of infectious diseases in early childhood education settings, such as child care centers and schools. This edition includes pediatrician approved guidance on best practices with regard to COVID-19.

Presented in an easy-to-use format, this must-have guide provides

  • Content from the premier American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) sources of information on infectious diseases, Red Book® and Caring for Our Children
  • Quick Reference Sheets on more than 55 common infectious diseases and symptoms that occur in children in educational settings, including COVID-19
  • Clear-cut explanations on how infectious diseases spread
  • Strategies for limiting the spread of infection
  • When exclusion is and is not indicated
  • New information on pandemic preparedness
  • Ready-to-use sample letters and forms for parents or referrals
  • And much more! 

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  • ISBN-13: 978-1-61002-659-8
  • Product Code: MA1080
  • Publication Date: March 20, 2023
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 271
  • Trim Size: 10.88 inches x 8.88 inches
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Availability: In Stock


Timothy R. Shope, MD, MPH, FAAP

Timothy R. Shope, MD, MPH, FAAP, is an associate professor of pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr Shope is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Early Education and Child Care. He retired after 21 years of service in the Navy in 2011.  


Andrew N. Hashikawa, MD, MS, FAAP

Andrew N. Hashikawa, MD, MS, FAAP, is a pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physician and associate professor at the University of Michigan. He serves as a volunteer child care health consultant for local child care centers. He earned his medical degree and completed a pediatric residency at the Mayo Clinic. He then completed a PEM fellowship and a master’s degree in epidemiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr Hashikawa has served as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Michigan Early Childhood Champion for over a decade. He has helped create training content on injury prevention and medication administration for child care providers on the AAP e-learning platform Pedialink. He is an executive committee member of the AAP Council on Early Childhood.  Dr. Hashikawa has published extensively in child care research related to health and safety.  He created MCRISP (Michigan Child Care Related Surveillance Program) to assist child care centers in reporting illnesses to the local public health department. He received the Head Start 50th Anniversary Award in 2015, and in 2019, he received the AAP Council on Early Childhood Dr Susan S. Aronson Early Education and Child Advocacy Award for making a significant contribution to improving the health, safety, and development of children in early education and child care settings. Dr Hashikawa resides near Ann Arbor with his wife and 3 teenage daughters.  

Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools, 6th Edition [Paperback]

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