Clinical practice. Head lice.

  title={Clinical practice. Head lice.},
  author={Richard Roberts},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={346 21},
  • R. Roberts
  • Published 23 May 2002
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
From the Department of Public Health Medicine, North Wales Health Authority, Mold, Flintshire, United Kingdom. Address reprint requests to Dr. Roberts at the Department of Public Health Medicine, North Wales Health Authority, Hendy Rd., Mold, Flintshire CH7 1PZ, United Kingdom, or at An eight-year-old girl is sent home after the school nurse detects head lice. She will not be permitted to return to school until the absence of infestation is documented… 

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