Child Health

Child Health

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Provides authoritative advice on caring for a sick child, noticing symptoms for a range of illnesses from chilblains to meningitis.
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 150 x 210 x 8mm | 280g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0751336114
  • 9780751336115

Table of contents

Part 1 Caring for a sick child: calling the doctor; temperature; medicines; nursing a sick child; your child in hospital. Part 2 Infectious diseases: diagnosis guide; fever; chickenpox; measles; mumps; glandular fever; rubella; AIDS. Part 3 Skin, hair and nails: diagnosis guide; ithing; cuts and grazes; bites; bruise; splinter; insect stings; blister; burn; sunburn; heat rash; chapping; chilblains; boil; cold sore; nappy rash; cradle cap; eczema; hives; athlete's foot; impetigo; ringworm; lice (nits); scabies; ingrowing toenail; verruca. Part 4 Eyes, ears, nose, throat and mouth; diagnosis guide; common cold; catarrh; sinusitis; sore throat; tonsilitis; laryngitis; glue ear; earrache; otitis externa; ear - foreign body; nose - foreign body; nosebleed; stye; sticky eye; conjunctivitis; eye - foreign body; teething; toothache; mouth ulcer; gum boil. Part 5 Respiratory system: diagnosis guide; cough; bronchitis; influenza; croup; hayfever; asthma; choking; whooping cough; cot death. Part 6 Digestive system: diagnosis guide; colic; gastroenteritis; food poisoning; vomiting; diarrhoea; constipation; encopresis; hernia; appendicitis. Part 7 Muscles, bones and joints: diagnosis guide; sprain; broken bone; limping; growing pain. Part 8 Nervous system: diagnosis guide; dizziness; headache; migraine; meningitis. Part 9 Urinary and reproductive systems: diagnosis guide; thrush; balanitis.
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About Miriam Stoppard

Dr Miriam Stoppard is the best-selling author of childcare, pregnancy and health titles. Her books includeConception, Pregnancy and Birth, Baby and Child Health Care, Your New Baby and Complete Baby and Child Care.
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