Taking Care of Your Child, Ninth Edition

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

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Winner of the American Medical Writers Association Book AwardThe award-winning go-to guide that has helped millions of families keep their children healthy,now revised and updated with the most recent advances in health careFor more than thirty years, Taking Care of Your Child has been an indispensable resource for parents and caregivers. Covering more than 175 health care problems and symptoms, it offers the most recent information on critical childcare issues,from what to do in the event of a minor injury to everyday issues such as common allergies and ailments. Taking Care of Your Child is easy to use, even in a crisis: you can simply look up a symptom to find a complete explanation of probable causes, how to treat the problem at home, and when to see a doctor. With the very latest on ADHD, autism, breast-feeding, childhood depression and obesity, discipline, immunizations, and more, this new edition also features new sections on youth sports and head trauma, genetic screening, and minimizing risks of medical procedures.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 181 x 231 x 36mm | 836g
  • Da Capo Lifelong
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • 9th edition
  • 0738218359
  • 9780738218359
  • 690,761

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Thoroughly 'user-friendly', informed and informative...A very strongly recommended home reference for all parents.
--Midwest Book Review
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About Dr Donald Vickery

Robert H. Pantell, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics Emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco. As Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics for over two decades he trained more than 200 pediatricians and pediatric academic advisors. He currently serves as Medical Director, Child Protection centre, Kapi'olani Medical centre for Women and Children.James F. Fries, MD, is Professor Emeritus in the Immunology & Rheumatology department at the Stanford School of Medicine. He has won multiple awards: ISI Highly Cited from Web of Science (2009), Research Hero from Arthritis Foundation (2000), Cinical Research Award from American College of Rheumatology (2005), and Master of Rheumatology, American College of Rheumatology (2003).Donald M. Vickery, MD, founded Health Decisions International, a self-diagnosing software tool for doctors and patients. He helped develop the first medical decision charts for non-doctors and was the head of the nonprofit Self-Care Institute. Dr. Vickery was president and chief executive of the centre for Consumer Health Education, based in Evergreen, Colorado, from 1980 to 2008. He passed away on November 22, 2008. Fries and Vickery also coauthored Take Care of Yourself.
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