Caring for Your Child: A Medical Guide

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Ira J. Chasnoff
Publications International, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 576 pages
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This comprehensive guide includes practical advice on recognizing, assessing, and dealing with the problems that a parent is most likely to encounter. Written by a pediatrician, this book will help you deal with both the major and minor crisises of childhood, such as colds, colic, ear infections, sudden infant death syndrome, and teething.

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Contents

Introduction
8
The Physical Examination
19
Medical Tests
33
The Medicine Chest
40
Fever
49
Preparing for Emergencies
56
QuickReference Action Guide
69
Understanding Your Childs Condition
254
Goiter 157
392
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease 161
399
Head Lice 165
405
Hepatitis 172
412
Hip Problems 175
419
Hyperventilation 179
426
Insect Bites and Stings 184
435
Laryngitis 188
441

Anorexia Nervosa 73
261
Arthritis 76
267
Athletes Foot 78
273
Blood Poisoning 82
280
Bowlegs and KnockKnees 85
286
Bronchitis 87
290
Cat Scratch Fever 92
297
Circumcision 98
304
Concussion 103
311
Convulsions with Fever 108
317
Cradle Cap 114 1
325
Cystic Fibrosis 120
333
Diabetes Mellitus 123
340
Diarrhea in Young Children 128
348
Dizziness 133
354
Earaches 136
360
Encephalitis 139
367
Eye Injuries 142
373
Food Allergies 147
379
Frostbite 152
385
Leukemia 191
447
Menstrual Irregularities 194
453
Nephritis 199
460
Pinworms 202
466
Poisoning 205
472
Polio 211
479
Reye Syndrome 214
485
Scabies 218
492
Sickle Cell Anemia 222
498
Speech Problems and Stuttering 225
505
Stomachache Chronic 229
512
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 232
518
Swimmers Ear 235
524
Tetanus 239
531
Toothache 243
539
Vaginal Bleeding 247
546
Vision Problems 250
553
Whooping Cough 253
559
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