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United States Health Services Administration Bureau of Community Health Services

Overview
Works: 353 works in 615 publications in 1 language and 13,018 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Bibliography  Vital statistics  Terminology  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Case studies  Classification  Abstracts 
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Most widely held works by United States
Adolescent health care : a guide for BCHS-supported programs and projects by United States( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nutritional disorders of children : prevention, screening, and follow-up by Samuel J Fomon( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended for child health care providers, the text contains information on improving preventive efforts in nutrition, particurlarly those focused on prevention of the major health problems which are nutrition related (obesity, atherosclerosis, dental caries, and anemia). Part I focuses on screening of individual children likely to be at risk of nutritional disorders and offers suggestions for followup in the form of further studies or treatment or both. Topics covered in Part I include the following: information about the community; information about the family and child; questionnaires about diet and eating habits for infants, preschool and young school-age children, and school-age children and adolescents; physical findings; dental inspection; height and weight; head circumference; skinfold thickness; laboratory studies; and roentgenograms. Part ii presents discussions of obesity, atherosclerosis, dental caries, and iron-deficiency anemia prevention. The text includes graphs, sample questionnaires, tables, and illustrations. (Sbh)
Child health in America by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of highlights from the documentary history "Children and Youth in America" (prepared by the Harvard School of Public Health under the auspices of the American Public Health Association). Brief histories of developments in child health care are given, such as treatment of children's diseases, national and state health programs, prenatal care, founding of the U.S. Children's Bureau, dental care, care for handicapped children, nutrition, effects of poverty, legislation and present public health concerns. The publication contains illustrations and historical photographs. (Ms)
Family planning digest( )

in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A decision-making approach to sex education : a curriculum guide and implementation manual for a model program with adolescents and parents by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compendium of resource materials on adolescent health( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homemaker/home health aide services in the United States by Brahna Trager( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defining the role of the homemaker/home health aide, the volume presents a comprehensive treatment of the principles and procedures for recruiting, training, and directing the activities of these essential health workers. In addition to providing an analysis of the contribution that the homemaker/home health aide can make to patient care, the book examines the broad area of home health agency operation in the United States and abroad. The following topics are considered: (1) homemaker/home health aide services, (2) home help abroad, (3) the titles and functions of the homemaker/home health aide, (4) agency policy and services, (5) determining and evaluating areas of need, (6) organization and administration, (7) the pattern of service, (8) recruitment and selection, (9) training plans and methods, (10) the training program: orientation, (11) the development of the core training program, and (12) teaching methods as they relate to: personal care, nutrition, meal planning, food storage, and marketing. A 10-page bibliography emphasizes materials related to organization and management, training, and training materials. (Mw)
Selected natality characteristics for single live births, United States, 1974 by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cooley's anemia : a medical review by Jane S Lin-Fu( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaches to adolescent health care in the 1970s by Hilary E. C Millar( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family life education : a problem-solving curriculum for adolescents (ages 15-19) by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rising incidence of teenage sexual activity and the subsequent growth in numbers of teenage parents provide the rationale for this problem-solving curriculum guide on family life education. This model curriculum for adolescents aged 15-19 is designed to promote problem-solving skills, self-confidence, self-awareness, self-control, and knowledge. The curriculum activities, emphasizing individual and/or small group participation, are structured to identify the influences of parents, peers, media, and various socio-educational institutions on the overall development of a healthy sexuality by focusing on: (1) developing a positive self-concept; (2) developing a sexual identity; (3) developing relationships with parents and other adults; (4) developing peer relationships; (5) preparing for marriage and parenthood; and (6) examining health-related issues. Additionally, five trigger films are available to complement the curriculum guide activities. (Author/KMF)
Guide for developing nutrition services in community health programs by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specialized training for dentists treating children with handicaps by J. Robb Associates( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Guide to health education in ambulatory care settings by American Public Health Association( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books that help children deal with a hospital experience by United States( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This booklet was prepared to aid adults in the selection of books related to illness and hospitals and is suitable for use with children about to be hospitalized. The use of books in preparing a child for hospitalization is discussed and guidelines for selecting books for both preschool and elementary school children are presented. A major portion of the booklet consists of an annotated bibliography of books which includes the author, publisher, year of publication, number of pages, type of illustrations, price, age group or school grades for which the book is appropriate, and a brief description of contents. Each entry is also given a rating from excellent to poor based on the realism of the hospital experience presented, how well the story was told, the quality of the illustrations, and the accuracy of the medical information included. (Jmb)
Diet management of PKU for infants and preschool children by Phyllis B Acosta( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infant, maternal, and childhood mortality in the United States, 1968-1973 by Joseph Garfinkel( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social work problem classification for children and youth by inc Minnesota Systems Research( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in child health : research to improve health services for mothers and children by Berkeley University of California( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maternal and child health programs : legislative base by United States( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Health Services Administration

controlled identityUnited States. Health Services and Mental Health Administration. Community Health Service

Bureau of Community Health Services United States

United States Bureau of Community Health services

United States. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare. Health Services Administration. Bureau of Community Health services

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English (78)