Childhood Disease and Illness

Childhood Disease and Illness

Chickenpox
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Clinical Trials, Prevention/Screening, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Treatment, Organizations, Children, and more. Select Espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/chickenpox.html
Vaccinations
(SCDHEC Immunization Division)
This SC DHEC site has information on vaccines needed for school, data, reports, travel vaccines and other helpful resources. You will also find information on low-cost vaccines.
http://www.scdhec.gov/Health/Vaccinations/
Children with Special Health Care Needs/Chronic Conditions
(Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))
Presents findings from research on issues relating to care of children with asthma, diabetes, and other health conditions and disabilities. Includes statistics.
https://www.ahrq.gov/topics/topic-childadolescent-health-special-health-car
e-needs-chronic-conditions.html
General Pediatrics.com
(University of Iowa)
The General Pediatrician’s View of the Internet: Common Pediatric Health Problems for Patients and Families is an award-winning pediatric digital library. Continuously updated information is available on almost 400 common childhood problems. It is designed for quick and easy use. Choose from a list of common children’s health problems or choose the first letter of the health problem from the alphabet provided. This leads to links about the selected topic. The site includes information in Spanish. GeneralPediatrics.com is curated and maintained by Donna M. D'Alessandro, M.D. of the University of Iowa. This digital library is partially supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
http://www.generalpediatrics.com/
Measles
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Diagnosis/Symptoms, Pictures/Diagrams, Prevention/Screening, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Organizations, Children, and more. Select Espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/measles.html
Mumps
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Diagnosis/Symptoms, Pictures/diagrams, Prevention/Screening, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Organizations, Children, Teenagers, and more. Select Espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/mumps.html
Reye Syndrome
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Prevention/Screening, Rehabilitation, Treatment, Organizations, Statistics, Children, and more. Select Espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/reyesyndrome.html
Rubella (German Measles)
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Diagnosis/Symptoms, Pictures/Diagrams, Prevention/Screening, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Organizations, Statistics, Children, Teenagers, Women, and more. Select Espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/rubella.html
School Exclusion List
(South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC))
When should your child stay home from school if he's sick? This list is put out for parents who have children in 1st through 12th grades in South Carolina schools.
http://www.scdhec.gov/library/CR-010752.pdf
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Virtual Pediatric Hospital™
This site has lots of information for parents, patients, and for healthcare providers. It covers childhood diseases, behavior and development, parenting issues, childcare, and much more. There are special sections for kids and for teens. Check out Pediatrics Common Questions, Quick Answers and Teen Common Questions, Quick Answers to learn about typical health issues and diseases. Virtualpediatrichospital.org is curated and maintained by Donna M. D'Alessandro, M.D. of the University of Iowa.
http://www.virtualpediatrichospital.org/
Whooping Cough
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include , General/Overviews, Pictures/diagrams, Prevention/Screening, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Organizations, Statistics, Children, and more. Select Espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/whoopingcough.html

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