Baby and Child Health

Baby and Child Health


By (author) Carolyn Meggitt

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  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 194mm x 258mm x 24mm | 762g
  • Publication date: 27 July 2001
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 0435401513
  • ISBN 13: 9780435401511
  • Illustrations note: colour photographs
  • Sales rank: 951,870

Product description

This text provides a guide to all aspects of child health. As well as including all the underpinning knowledge for Level 3 Early Years courses, it provides information on current issues affecting child health care. Practical advice is offered on promoting and maintaining health in babies and young children. A practical section covers recognizing and dealing with illness, including administering medicines and record keeping.

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Table of contents

Part 1 Promoting and Maintaining Health Chapter 1: What is child health? Chapter 2: The factors affecting health in children Chapter 3: Keeping children healthy Part 2 Recognising and dealing with Illness Chapter 4: Recognising general signs of illness in children Chapter 5: The main conditions affecting babies under 1 year Chapter 6: The main conditions affecting children 1-8 years old Chapter 7: Accident prevention and first aid Part 3 Working with Sick Children Chapter 8: Caring for sick children Chapter 9: Caring for children in hospital and with chronic illness Chapter 10: Child health surveillance and screening