Clinical report - Head lice

Academic Article


  • Head lice infestation is associated with limited morbidity but causes a high level of anxiety among parents of school-aged children. Since the 2002 clinical report on head lice was published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, patterns of resistance to products available over-the-counter and by prescription have changed, and additional mechanical means of removing head lice have been explored. This revised clinical report clarifies current diagnosis and treatment protocols and provides guidance for the management of children with head lice in the school setting. Copyright © 2010 by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Published In

  • Pediatrics  Journal
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Author List

  • Frankowski BL; Bocchini JA; Murray RD; Grant LM; Magalnick H; Roland MM; Mears C; Gereige RS; Lamont JH; Monteverdi GJ
  • Start Page

  • 392
  • End Page

  • 403
  • Volume

  • 126
  • Issue

  • 2