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.
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American Academy of Pediatrics| September 01 2002
Barbara L. Frankowski, MD, MPH;
Leonard B. Weiner, MD;
Committee on School Health;
Pediatrics (2002) 110 (3): 638–643.
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Barbara L. Frankowski, Leonard B. Weiner, Committee on School Health, Committee on Infectious Diseases; Head Lice. Pediatrics September 2002; 110 (3): 638–643. 10.1542/peds.110.3.638
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