School Nurses on the Front Lines of Medicine

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Head trauma is a common chief complaint encountered by school nurses. This article describes the initial assessment and management of head trauma in children and adolescents, delineates reasons that may prompt the school nurse to transfer a student to a local emergency department, and discusses the role of the school nurse when a student is diagnosed with a concussion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-29
Number of pages5
JournalNASN school nurse (Print)
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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