Everyday Pediatrics for Parents: A Thoughtful Guide for Today's Families

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Celestial Arts, 1996 - Medical - 462 pages
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Everyday Pediatrics takes you all the way from family planning through your child's adolescence, delving into a wide range of problems and wellness issues along the way. Chapters focus on specific issues such as food and eating, bones and joints, habits, skin, poisons, injuries, and infections. Dr. Grossman pays close attention to the emotional aspects of childhood and growth.

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Contents

Wellness Care
10
The Prenatal Period
24
Feeding Your New Baby
45
The Next Eighteen Years
65
Age 4 to 6 Months
85
Age 9 to 12 Months
100
Age 2 to 5 Years
118
Age 4 to 5 Years 155
133
Infections of The Genitourinary Tract 559
339
Infections of The Nervous System 544
344
Miscellaneous Diseases 546
346
Immunizations 552
352
Noninfectious Disorders 559
359
Eye Problems 576
376
Gastrointestinal Problems 582
382
Genital Problems 595
395

Preteens
152
Families Changing Roles Changing Expectations
171
Food and Nutrition
185
Eating Problems
205
Bones and Joints
225
The Skin
229
Injuries and Poisonings
250
The Management of Childrens Illnesses
264
Part IV Infections Introduction
285
Infections With Fever and Rash
288
Infections of The Eyes Ears Nose and Throat
297
Infections of The Mouth 514
314
Infections of The Middle and Lower Respiratory Tract 518
318
Infections of The Gastrointestinal Tract 550
330
Hearing and Speech Problems
402
Diabetes
411
Migraine
416
Convulsions
420
Sudden Infant Death SIDS
425
Part VI
427
Chronic Illness and Fatal Illness 452
432
Drugs to Induce Sleep and Control Anxiety 458
438
Schools Learning and Learning Problems
442
Television and Other Electronic Distractions
449
Summing Up
453
Index
455
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