Taking Care of Your Child: A Parent's Guide to Medical Care

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Addison-Wesley, 1990 - Children - 525 pages
The authors offer advice on hundreds of common health problems experienced by children from birth through adolescence. Includes more than 100 decision-making charts to help parents decide when to call the doctor.

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Pantell is Director of the General Pediatrics Division and a professor at the University of California, San Francisco.

Virginia Gonzalez, MPH, is a health educator and study coordinator at Stanford University School of Medicine's Patient Education Research Center. Virginia Niacif de Brey is a research assistant at the Stanford Patient Education Research Center, who collaborated in the development and writing of the Spanish Arthritis Self-Management Program. Kate Lorig, RN, Dr. PH, developed and directs the Arthritis Self-Management Patient Education Project at the Stanford University Arthritis Center. She is the coauthor of Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and Living Well with HIV && AIDS</i>. James F. Fries, MD, is a professor of medicine at Stanford University, specializing in rheumatology. His books include Arthritis, The Arthritis Helpbook, Living Well, Taking Care of Your Child, and Taking Care of Yourself.

Vickery is the head of Health Decisions International, a leading health-information supplier.

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