Taking Care of Your Child

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

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A completely revised and updated edition of the best-selling guide to keeping your children healthy This award-winning book gives parents clear, practical advice on feeding, medicines, doctor visits, discipline, and all the other aspects of raising a healthy child. Based on the authors' many years of experience and updated with the most recent research and recommendations, the guide discusses common medical problems, as well as emotional issues such as new siblings and school challenges. The authors even provide forms for medical, growth, and immunization records. And unlike other children's health books, this comprehensive guide is useful from birth through a child's adolescence. Taking Care of Your Child is easy to use, even in a crisis. Simply look up a symptom, and you find a complete explanation of probable causes, how serious they are, and how you might quickly relieve your child's problem at home. Easy-to-follow decision charts show parents exactly when to take a child to see a doctor. This book covers more than 100 common complaints - injuries and allergies, childhood diseases - with especially clear advice on handling emergencies.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 188 x 232 x 31.75mm | 839.15g
  • Da Capo Press Inc
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • illustrations throughout
  • 0738210374
  • 9780738210377

About Robert H. Pantell

Dr Robert H. Pantell is Professor of Paediatrics and Director of General Paediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, Dr James F. Fries is Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, and Dr Donald M. Vickery is the head of Health Decisions, Inc, a health-promotion firm. Drs. Fries and Vickery are the co-authors of Take Care of Yourself, the proven health guide that has sold more than 13 million copies worldwide.
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