Show: Physician Focus

Episode: Physician Focus: Health in the Schools


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Episode Description:

The incidence of such conditions as asthma, bullying and violence, and sexually transmitted diseases among school children is high and increasing. Seasonal and swine flu add to the burdens of medical directors and school nurses who provide front-line care for students. Yet budgets are strained and school nurses are in short supply across the state and the nation. Nationally, only 45 percent of public schools have their own full-time nurse, another 30 percent have a part-time nurse, and a quarter don't have any nurses at all. What challenges face those responsible for student health? What does the shortage of nurses mean for students? And what can be done to improve health care in the schools?

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File Name of SD Episode: PF-2010-01-SchoolHealth.mpg

Total SD Episode Video Runtime (hh:mm:ss): 00:30:06

File Size of SD Episode Video: 1,011,994,628 Bytes

Resolution of SD Episode Video: 720x480

Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 - 15:48


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