Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Natural and Conventional Treatments for Infants and Children

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Avery, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 556 pages
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Revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the latest thinking and information on children's health issues, Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child enables parents to combine the best of conventional and alternative approaches. Part One explains the full spectrum of techniques that can be employed to effectively treat childhood health problems, providing an overview of the history, fundamentals, and uses of conventional medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy, acupressure, diet, and nutritional supplementation. Part Two contains a comprehensive A-to-Z guide to the various health problems of childhood, from acne to chickenpox to thumb-sucking. Finally, Part Three offers guidance on using the therapies and procedures suggested in Part Two, from locating acupressure points to preparing herbal remedies.

Written by a naturopathic physician, a medical doctor, and a pediatric nurse, this unique book gives parents easy access to current information and advice regarding their children's health and acts as a bridge between time-honored healing systems and mainstream medicine. Illustrated with line art.

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User Review  - Megank - Goodreads

This book is a great combination of western, nutritional, homeopathic, herbal, and acupressure. A very organized, easy to use resource. Outstanding! Read full review

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User Review  - Chanel11 - Goodreads

Love that it had examples of conventional medicine alongside popular alternative options such as homeopathy, herbal, chinese etc. I also liked the added features such as recommended first aid kits (for all methods), CPR instructions etc. Read full review

About the author (2003)

Janet Zand, LAc, OMD, has been a practitioner of natural medicine for the past twenty years.
Robert Rountree, M.D., is a board-certified practitioner of family medicine who has done extensive postgraduate work in nutritional and herbal pharmacology. His practice incorporates traditional family medicine, nutrition, herbology, and mind-body therapy. Dr. Rountree is also a certified master practitioner of neurolinguistic programming.
Rachel Walton, R.N., M.S., is a pediatric nurse with a master's degree in child-health nursing.

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