Ringworm at School – The Fungus Among Us

ringworm

You ever get an itch? Sure you do; we all itch once in a while. The challenge is: Can you get through this article without scratching...nope...you’re already noticing an itchy spot, right?It's not a parasite, it's a fungus! Okay...that video was way out of line...well...maybe not "way out." Anyway...Let’s talk

Thunderstorm Asthma

Have you ever noticed that the number of asthma-suffering children who seek help from the school nurse increases just after a storm front has moved through? A lot of factors play a role in the wide-spread exacerbation of individual asthmatic symptoms. But when we notice many of the children coming

Concussion Symptoms Assessment for the School Nurse

concussion symptoms

“Whoa, man! What happened to you? Did you get in a fight with a ninja?” A little kindergartner enters the health office with a huge goose egg on his right forehead. “I bet you licked him, didn’t you?” Of course, without a frame of reference, the kinder looks at me