Primary Medical Care of Children and Adolescents

Primary Medical Care of Children and Adolescents

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After identifying twenty-five reasons for which parents most frequently bring their children to a doctor, the authors of this book discuss the diagnosis and management of common paediatric problems - both physical and behavioural - in terms of the scientific evidence regarding the efficacy of various approaches. Three clearly defined categories - "no clear evidence", "suggestive evidence", and "firm evidence" - are used consistently throughout the book to assess the level of scientific support for the treatments discussed. Paediatricians; nurses; physicians; all others involved with primary health care for more

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  • Hardback | 282 pages
  • 160 x 250 x 22mm | 587g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 9 figures, tables
  • 0195042980
  • 9780195042986

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COMMON PHYSICAL PROBLEMS IN PRIMARY CARE: fever; upper respiratory problems; ear problems; vomiting and regurgitation; bowel problems; skin problems; lower respiratory problems; common skeletal problems; heart murmurs; urinary problems; fits and faints; lumps and bumps; eye problems; preventive health examination; GROWTH DEVELOPMENT AND ADAPTION: common problems of the newborn; controversies in childhood nutrition; problems of eating; sleep problems; shortness and thinness; behaviour problems; problems of learning; aches and pains; anxiety and depression; injuries; problems of adolescence; coping with stress; hospitalization of infants and children; problems of patient more