Transmittal Notice 90-01
This transmittal forwards a revision of the Indian Health Service Manual, Part 3, Chapter 13 - Maternal and Child Health. Chapter 14 - School Health and Chapter 16 - Nurse-Midwifery have been eliminated in their entirety and have been incorporated into Chapter 13 as Section 9 and Section 4. Chapter 13 - Maternal and Child Health Now consists of the following sections:
3-13.1 - Introduction
3-13.2 - Maternal and Neonatal Health Services
3-13.3 - Obstetric Anesthesia Care
3-13.4 - Nurse-Midwifery
3-13.5 - Perinatal and Infant Mortality Reviews
3-13.6 - Care of the Infant and Child
3-13.7 - Child Abuse and Neglect
3-13.8 - Sexual Abuse
3-13.9 - School Health
3-13.10 - Care of the Adolescent
3-13.11 - Preventive Health Services for Women
3-13.12 - Family Planning Services
3-13.13 - Hysterectomies Resulting in Sterilization
3-13.14 - Abortion Services
Because of multiple revisions and additions to the manual, read the material carefully to assure that Area/Program procedure and programs are in compliance with the policies contained within the manual.
Everett R. Rhoades, M.D.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Indian Health Service
Part 3, Chapter 13 - Maternal and Child Health and the Table of Contents.
Part 3, Chapter 13, TN 85.6 dated 7/01/85; 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 Audit Procedures Memo dated 2/13/80; IHS Circular 82.2 dated 3/23/82 and IHS Circular 82-1 dated 3/18/82 and 6/23/82; Part 3, chapter 14 and chapter 16 in their entirety.
Remove superseded material and file the attached chapter in its place.
Distribution: PSD 557, PHS 110 - 129 Tab d
Date: April 23, 1990