Health Reference Series: Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook

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

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1538-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 8
Book Status: Pending
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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