Baby and Child Health

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Heinemann, 2001 - Child care - 316 pages
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This text provides a guide to all aspects of child health. As well as including all the underpinning knowledge for Level 3 Early Years courses, it provides information on current issues affecting child health care. Advice is offered on promoting and maintaining health in babies and young children.
 

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Contents

PROMOTING AND MAINTAINING HEALTH
1
Factors affecting health in the perinatal period 17 Factors affecting health during
19
Hygiene
44
Nutrition 49 Exercise 56 Rest and sleep 58 Preventing infection 59 Immunisation
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Signs and symptoms 73 General signs of illness in babies 74 Why do babies
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Hypothermia 101 Lactose intolerance 103 Meningitis 103 Milk spots 105 Nappy
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Blood and circulatory disorders 114 Digestive tract and dietary disorders 118
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Accident prevention and first aid
226
A guide to basic first aid for children colour section between pages 236 and
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The needs of sick children 237 Caring for sick children at home 237 Caring for sick
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Caring for children in hospital and with chronic
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Children in hospital 251 Play in hospital 260 Caring for children in hospital 263
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The effects of chronic illness on the family 266 Supporting the family of a child with
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Child health surveillance 276 Screening 277 Your role in child health screening
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Glossary
303
Index
309

at home and in early years settings 226 Safety when
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