Head lice

Barbara L. Frankowski, Leonard B. Weiner, Howard L. Taras, Barbara L. Frankowski, Jane W. McGrath, Cynthia Mears, Robert D. Murray, Thomas L. Young, Jon S. Abramson, Carol J. Baker, Robert S. Baltimore, Margaret C. Fisher, Julia McMillan, H. Cody Meissner, Gary D. Overturf, Keith R. Powell, Charles G. Prober, Margaret B. Rennels, Thomas N. Saari, Leonard B. Weiner

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Head lice infestation is associated with little morbidity but causes a high level of anxiety among parents of school-aged children. This statement attempts to clarify issues of diagnosis and treatment of head lice and makes recommendations for dealing with head lice in the school setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)638-643
Number of pages6
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2002
Externally publishedYes


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Frankowski, B. L., Weiner, L. B., Taras, H. L., Frankowski, B. L., McGrath, J. W., Mears, C., Murray, R. D., Young, T. L., Abramson, J. S., Baker, C. J., Baltimore, R. S., Fisher, M. C., McMillan, J., Meissner, H. C., Overturf, G. D., Powell, K. R., Prober, C. G., Rennels, M. B., Saari, T. N., & Weiner, L. B. (2002). Head lice. Pediatrics, 110(3), 638-643.