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By Bonnie L. Walker

Unintended accidents, together with vehicle crashes, drowning, burns, poisoning, and suffocation, are a number one reason for loss of life to young ones. baby abuse, infectious ailments, and meals poisoning additionally impact youngsters less than 5. This bibliography offers details worthwhile to people who deal with children, who're doing study on how one can hinder accidents, or who supervise or educate those that deal with teenagers both in baby care or domestic settings. the quantity is equipped by way of sorts of accidents, and every part comprises references supplying information regarding incidence, threat components, particular risks, and prevention concepts for the harm sector. the hole bankruptcy of the publication contains references that handle damage prevention commonly or multiple harm type in addition to curriculum courses and different education fabrics addressing a couple of damage category. the remainder chapters handle person harm periods. each one bankruptcy opens with a precis of findings with regards to the harm prevention subject.

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Compared to children ages 5 and under in home care, some children in day care were at a two to four times higher risk of some infectious diseases. In contrast, the children in day care settings appeared to have a lower risk of unintentional and intentional General Injury Prevention 37 injuries than children at home. The authors suggest that because children are spending more and more time in structured day care, child day care is an ideal setting to enhance child development, create safer environments, provide better nutrition, increase vaccination coverage, and facilitate health promotion efforts.

Presperin, Celeste, (undated). Safe home Illinois: An environmental health and safety manual for home daycare providers. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago, Office of Publication Services. This manual is designed to help day care providers prepare a safe environment and reinforce safe behavior in day care children. The manual discusses hazards in the home including sources of burns, choking, drowning, falls, lead poisoning, and poisoning. Automobile and pedestrian hazards are also discussed.

1991). Saving children: A guide to injury prevention. New York: Oxford University Press. This book discusses different types of injuries according to the environment in which the injury occurs: roadway, home, or school and recreation. The authors describe the effects of injury on different age groups: infants, toddlers, preschoolers, elementary school children, and young adolescents. The authors also make recommendations to different professionals concerning the possible contribution of each to prevent injury: schools and child care centers, health care providers, public agencies, legislators and regulators, law enforcement professionals, voluntary organizations, designers, architects, builders and engineers, business and industry, and the mass media.

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