The Quick Reference Guide to Your Child's Health: Birth to Age Five

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2000 - Family & Relationships - 321 pages
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Caring for children is a complex task, but now a Harvard clinical professor of pediatrics and a pediatric nurse specialist have compiled a comprehensive guide to symptoms and treatments for common childhood illnesses and injuries. Alphabetized and cross-referenced by symptom, each section includes a definition of the illness, immediate care, when to call the doctor, over-the-counter medications, and related health issues.

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Contents

Exercise and Physical Activity
12
Dealing with Common Childhood Illnesses
29
Boils
43
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Alia Y. Antoon, M.D., an assistant clinical professor at Harvard Medical School, is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, and Shriners Burns Hospital. She is a lecturer on pediatric health issues and a frequent commentator on national and local media. Denise M. Tompkins, R.N., M.B.A., is a pediatric nurse specialist who consults for hospitals and school systems on pediatric health care. She was media spokesperson for Shriners Burns Hospital for 10 years.

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