Taking Care of Your Child: A Parent's Illustrated Guide to Complete Medical Care

Editor/Author Pantell, Robert H. and Fries, James F.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Da Capo

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-73-821835-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 174
Book Status: Available
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The award-winning go-to guide that has helped millions of families keep their children healthy—now revised and updated with the most recent advances in health care For more than thirty years, Taking Care of Your Child has been an indispensable resource for parents and caregivers. Covering more than 175 health care problems and symptoms, it offers the most recent information on critical childcare issues—from what to do in the event of a minor injury to everyday issues such as common allergies and ailments. Taking Care of Your Child is easy to use, even in a crisis: you can simply look up a symptom to find a complete explanation of probable causes, how to treat the problem at home, and when to see a doctor. With the very latest on ADHD, autism, breast-feeding, childhood depression and obesity, discipline, immunizations, and more, this new edition also features new sections on youth sports and head trauma, genetic screening, and minimizing risks of medical procedures.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • In Memoriam
  • Introduction
  • Part I Birth of a Family
  • Chapter 1 A Child Is Coming
  • Chapter 2 The Big Event
  • Chapter 3 Your First Concerns
  • Part II The Growing Child
  • Chapter 4 Growth and Development
  • Chapter 5 Personality and Behavior
  • Chapter 6 Today's Family
  • Chapter 7 School Days
  • Part III The Healthy Child
  • Chapter 8 Working with Your Doctor
  • Chapter 9 Preventive Care
  • Chapter 10 Healthy Habits at Home and Away
  • Chapter 11 The Home Pharmacy
  • Chapter 12 Minimizing Environmental Risks
  • Part IV The Child and the Common Complaint
  • Introduction Interpreting Childhood Complaints
  • Chapter A Emergencies
  • Chapter B Common Injuries
  • Chapter C Common Concerns
  • Chapter D Eye Problems
  • Chapter E Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems
  • Chapter F Skin Problems
  • Chapter G “Classic” Childhood Diseases
  • Chapter H Bones, Muscles, and Joints
  • Chapter I Chest Problems
  • Chapter J Digestive Tract Problems
  • Chapter K The Urinary Tract and the Genitals
  • Chapter L Adolescent Sexuality
  • Growth Charts and M-CHAT-R