School Nurse' Guide to Kids' Health & Safety - ninciclopedia.orgPreviously, I had thought that everybody experienced this. The snow appears superimposed over the whole extent of my visual field, and it does look very much like the noise that you see on a TV screen between channels. Over the years patients have faced many challenges. Visual snow patients were often treated similar to those with chronic pain and conditions like fibromyalgia. The American Academy of Neurology is taking steps to formally recognize it as a condition or syndrome and put it on the map. Other symptoms that may present visually include photophobia, prolonged afterimages, color swirls, trailing, bright flashes, poor night vision, and floaters.
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Visual Snow Guide (Updated 2019)
As children spend most of their waking hours in school, school nurses are on the front lines in the battle to keep children healthy. They are in charge of creating age appropriate programming to encourage students to make healthy choices in all aspects of their lives, from exercise and eating right to being aware of how they can get sick. School nurses also administer basic first aid and, with parental permission, can treat mild fevers or headaches with the use of over the counter medicines. Areas other than basic health care where school nurses assume a leadership role include:. Click the image to view the companion guide! Note: Opens in PDF.