Losing the Louse: How to Manage this Common Infestation in Children
Vicky R. Bowden
This article aims to provide an overview of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
for lice infestations in children. Management of the condition by parents in
the home is presented, as well as ways to prevent spread in the community.
Nurses in acute care, outpatient, and school settings may use this information to
teach families how to prevent a lice infestation and treat an infestation when it