Public health surveillance in child-care settings.
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Public health surveillance in child-care settings.

  • Published Date:

    1995 Mar-Apr

  • Source:
    Public Health Rep. 110(2):119-124
  • Language:
    English
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  • Alternative Title:
    Public Health Rep
  • Description:
    To investigate the potential contribution of public health surveillance systems to the health of children and workers in out-of-home child-care settings, we review existing public health surveillance practice in the United States. We identify issues that are of particular concern for surveillance in child-care settings. We propose a framework for developing public health surveillance systems that uses sentinel child-care sites, notifiable disease surveillance, modification of existing surveillance systems, and population surveys. Successful surveillance in these settings depends on the active participation of child-care providers, public health practitioners, and clinicians in (a) the selection of high priority diseases and injuries for surveillance; (b) the development of practical case definitions; (c) the augmentation of current surveillance systems to include disease and injury related to child care; and (d) the implementation, assessment, dissemination, and evaluation of new approaches for surveillance in child-care settings.
  • Pubmed ID:
    7630987
  • Pubmed Central ID:
    PMCnull
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