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Transmittal Notice 82-05


TN 82-05
06/23/82

BACKGROUND:

This transmittal transmits a revision of Chapter 13 - Maternal and Child Health, Part 3 - Professional Services of the Indian Health Manual.  Chapter 14 - School Health and Chapter 16 - Nurse-Midwifery have bee eliminated in their entirety and have been incorporated into Chapter 13 as Section 7 and Section 3.

Chapter 13 - Maternal and Child Health is now made up of the following sections:

3-13.1 - Introduction
3-13.2 - Maternal and Neonatal Health Services
3-13.3 - Nurse-Midwifery
3-13.4 - Perinatal and Infant Mortality Reviews
3-13.5 - Care of the Infant and Child
3-13.6 - Child Abuse and Neglect
3-13.7 - School Health
3-13.8 - Care of the Adolescent
3-13.9 - Preventive Health Services for Women
3-13.10 - Family Planning Services
3-13.11 - Hysterectomies Resulting in Sterilization
3-13.12 - Abortion Services
3-13.13 - Sexual Abuse
3-13.14 - Obstetric Anesthesia Care

Because the have been multiple revisions and additions to the manual please read the material carefully to assure that Area/Program procedure manuals and programs are in compliance with the policies contained within the manual.

/Everett R. Rhoades, M.D./
Everett R. Rhoades, M.D.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Indian Health Service


MATERIAL TRANSMITTED:

Part 3 - Professional Services, Chapter 13 - Maternal and Child Health.
Table of Contents.


MATERIAL SUPERSEDED:

Part 3, Chapter 13, TN 76.6 dated 9/21/76; TN 79.3 dated 7/13/79; TN 79.3, Amendment 1, dated 5/14/80; IHS Circular 78-1 dated 4/10/78; IHS Circular 78-1 Supplement 1 dated 2/13/79; Sterilization and Hysterectomy Surveillance Reporting and Audit Procedures Memo dated 2/13/80; IHS Circular 82.2 dated 3/23/82 and IHS Circular 82-1 dated 3/18/82; Part 3, Chapter 14 and Chapter 16 in their entirety.


MANUAL MAINTENANCE:

Remove Superseded material and file the attached chapter in its place.


Distribution:  PHS 110 - 129 Tab d
Date:  June 23, 1982


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