Health Reference Series: Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Larsen, Laura
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1538-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 8
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information about the physical and mental health of pre-adolescent children including common illnesses and injuries, disease prevention and screening, and wellness promotion.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Introduction to Children's Health and Safety
  • Chapter 1—Child Health Statistics
  • Chapter 2—Preparing Your Child for Visits to the Doctor
  • Chapter 3—How to Give Medicine to Children
  • Chapter 4—Recommended Childhood Vaccinations
  • Chapter 5—Promoting Wellness
  • Section 5.1—Nutrition for Children
  • Section 5.2—Physical Fitness and Health
  • Section 5.3—Healthy Sleep Habits
  • Section 5.4—The Importance of Handwashing
  • Chapter 6—Preventing Childhood Injuries
  • Section 6.1—Preventing Burns
  • Section 6.2—Preventing Drowning
  • Section 6.3—Preventing Falls
  • Section 6.4—Preventing Poisoning
  • Section 6.5—Preventing Motor Vehicle Injuries
  • Section 6.6—Preventing Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 7— Fevers and Febrile Seizures in Children
  • Section 7.1—Fevers in Children
  • Section 7.2—Febrile Seizures
  • Chapter 8 — Responding to Medical Emergencies
  • Chapter 9 — Helping Children Avoid Potential Health Problems
  • Section 9.1-Obesity in Children
  • Section 9.2—The Effects of Secondhand Smoke on Children
  • Section 9.3—Protecting Children from the Sun
  • Part II: Childhood Infections and Related Concerns
  • Chapter 10—Foodborne Illness
  • Section 10.1—Understanding Foodborne Illness
  • Section 10.2—Raw Milk Risks
  • Chapter 11—Streptococcal Bacterial Infections
  • Section 11.1—Group A Streptococcal Infections
  • Section 11.2—Pneumococcal Disease
  • Section 11.3—Rheumatic Fever
  • Section 11.4—Scarlet Fever
  • Section 11.5—Strep Throat
  • Section 11.6—Impetigo
  • Chapter 12—Other Bacterial Infections
  • Section 12.1—Cat Scratch Disease
  • Section 12.2-Diphtheria
  • Section 12.3— H. pylori Bacteria and Peptic Ulcers
  • Section 12.4— Haemophilus influenza Type B
  • Section 12.5—Lyme Disease
  • Section 12.6—Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  • Section 12.7—Mycoplasma Infection (Walking Pneumonia)
  • Section 12.8-Tetanus
  • Section 12.9-Tuberculosis
  • Section 12.10—Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
  • Chapter 13—Viral Infections
  • Section 13.1—Adenovirus Infections
  • Section 13.2—Chickenpox (Varicella)
  • Section 13.3—Chikungunya
  • Section 13.4-Common Cold
  • Section 13.5-Croup
  • Section 13.6-Fifth Disease
  • Section 13.7—Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
  • Section 13.8—Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Section 13.9-Influenza
  • Section 13.10-Measles
  • Section 13.11-Mumps
  • Section 13.12-Rabies
  • Section 13.13—Rotavirus Disease
  • Section 13.14-Rubella (German Measles)
  • Section 13.15-Zika Virus
  • Chapter 14—Parasitic and Fungal Infections
  • Section 14.1—Ascariasis and Hookworm Infection
  • Section 14.2—Baylisascaris Infection
  • Section 14.3—Cryptosporidiosis
  • Section 14.4—Giardiasis
  • Section 14.5—Hymenolepis (Dwarf Tapeworm) Infection
  • Section 14.6— Pediculosis capitis (Head Lice)
  • Section 14.7—Enterobiasis (Pinworm Infection)
  • Section 14.8-Scabies
  • Section 14.9—Cercarial Dermatitis (Swimmer's Itch)
  • Section 14.10—Dermatophytes (Tinea and Ringworm)
  • Section 14.11—Toxocariasis
  • Chapter 15—Other Diseases Associated with Infections
  • Section 15.1—Encephalitis and Meningitis
  • Section 15.2—Pneumonia
  • Section 15.3—Reye Syndrome
  • Part III: Medical Conditions Appearing in Childhood
  • Chapter 16—Allergies in Children
  • Section 16.1—Allergic Reactions in Kids
  • Section 16.2-Food Allergies
  • Chapter 17—Blood and Circulatory Disorders in Children
  • Section 17.1—Anemia
  • Section 17.2-Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Section 17.3—Thalassemia
  • Section 17.4—Hemophilia
  • Section 17.5—Thrombocytopenia
  • Section 17.6—Thrombophilia (Excessive Blood Clotting)
  • Section 17.7—von Willebrand Disease
  • Chapter 18—Cancer in Children
  • Section 18.1—Leukemia
  • Section 18.2—Lymphoma
  • Section 18.3—Neuroblastoma
  • Section 18.4—Sarcoma and Bone Tumors
  • Section 18.5—Wilms Tumor (Nephroblastoma)
  • Chapter 19—Cardiovascular Disorders in Children
  • Section 19.1-Arrhythmia
  • Section 19.2-Heart Murmurs
  • Section 19.3—Hyperlipidemia (High Cholesterol)
  • Section 19.4—Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Section 19.5—Kawasaki Disease
  • Chapter 20—Diabetes in Children
  • Chapter 21—Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders in Children
  • Section 21.1-Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  • Section 21.2—Enlarged Adenoids
  • Section 21.3—Hearing Loss
  • Section 21.4—Hoarseness
  • Section 21.5—Nosebleeds
  • Section 21.6—Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Section 21.7—Perforated Eardrum
  • Section 21.8-Sinusitis
  • Section 21.9-Stridor
  • Section 21.10—Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa)
  • Section 21.11-Tonsillitis
  • Chapter 22—Endocrine and Growth Disorders in Children
  • Section 22.1—Adrenal Gland Disorders and Addison Disease
  • Section 22.2—Constitutional Growth Delay
  • Section 22.3—Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Section 22.4—Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism (Graves’ Disease)
  • Section 22.5—Idiopathic Short Stature
  • Section 22.6—Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Section 22.7—Precocious Puberty and Delayed Puberty
  • Section 22.8—Turner Syndrome
  • Chapter 23—Gastrointestinal Disorders in Children
  • Section 23.1—Abdominal Pain
  • Section 23.2—Appendicitis
  • Section 23.3—Celiac Disease
  • Section 23.4—Crohn's Disease
  • Section 23.5—Constipation
  • Section 23.6—Chronic Diarrhea
  • Section 23.7—Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Section 23.8—Dysphagia (Difficulty Swallowing)
  • Section 23.9—Gastroenteritis
  • Section 23.10—Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Section 23.11—Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Section 23.12—Lactose Intolerance
  • Section 23.13-Motion Sickness
  • Chapter 24—Kidney and Urologic Disorders in Children
  • Section 24.1—Bedwetting and Urinary Incontinence
  • Section 24.2—Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Section 24.3—Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Section 24.4—Urinary Tract Infections
  • Chapter 25—Liver Disorders in Children
  • Section 25.1— Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Section 25.2—Hepatitis in Children
  • Chapter 26—Musculoskeletal Disorders in Children
  • Section 26.1-Knock Knees
  • Section 26.2-Flat Feet
  • Section 26.3-Growing Pains
  • Section 26.4—Intoeing
  • Section 26.5—Juvenile Idiopathic (Rheumatoid) Arthritis
  • Section 26.6—Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease
  • Section 26.7—Marfan Syndrome
  • Section 26.8—Muscular Dystrophy
  • Section 26.9—Tendon Injuries: Osgood-Schlatter Disease and Jumper's Knee
  • Section 26.10—Upper and Lower Limb Reduction Defects
  • Section 26.11—Scoliosis
  • Chapter 27—Neurological Disorders in Children
  • Section 27.1—Brain Tumors
  • Section 27.2-Cerebral Palsy
  • Section 27.3-Epilepsy
  • Section 27.4-Headache
  • Section 27.5—Neurofibromatosis
  • Section 27.6—Tourette Syndrome
  • Chapter 28—Respiratory and Lung Conditions in Children
  • Section 28.1-Asthma
  • Section 28.2-Bronchitis
  • Section 28.3-Cystic Fibrosis
  • Chapter 29—Skin Conditions in Children
  • Section 29.1—Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
  • Section 29.2-Psoriasis
  • Section 29.3-Warts
  • Chapter 30—Vision and Eye Problems in Children
  • Section 30.1-Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
  • Section 30.2—Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye)
  • Section 30.3—Refractive Disorders
  • Section 30.4—Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Section 30.5—Strabismus (Crossed Eye)
  • Part IV: Developmental and Pediatric Mental Health Concerns
  • Chapter 31—Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Chapter 32—Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Chapter 33—Conduct and Oppositional Disorders
  • Chapter 34—Developmental Disorders and Disorders That Affect Learning
  • Section 34.1—Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Section 34.2—Developmental Apraxia of Speech
  • Section 34.3—Developmental Disabilities
  • Section 34.4-Dyslexia
  • Section 34.5—Learning Disabilities
  • Section 34.6-Stuttering
  • Chapter 35—Fragile X Syndrome
  • Chapter 36—Mental Health Disorders in Children
  • Section 36.1-Children's Mental Health: An Overview
  • Section 36.2—Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Section 36.3—Bipolar Disorder
  • Section 36.4—Depression
  • Section 36.5—Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Part V: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 37—Glossary of Terms Related to Childhood Diseases and Disorders
  • Chapter 38—Resource List for Parents and Caregivers