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

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1993 - Health & Fitness - 561 pages
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Illustrations and front-to-back revisions make this guide to children's health from birth through adolescence even easier to use

Taking Care of Your Child Supplies Parents with the clearest, most practical advice on maintaining their children's health. It explains exactly when a child should see a doctor and how parents can relieve other symptoms at home. This edition has many more illustrations to help parents diagnose and treat common problems, a modular design to make sections easy to find, and specific advice on over 100 common symptoms (runny nose, croup) and growing concerns (asthma, Lyme disease). Updated with the most recent immunization recommendations, proven new treatments, and other vital information, Taking Care of Your Child helps parents care for their children from birth to adulthood.

"Practical and well-done". -- T. Berry Brazelton, author of Touchpoints

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A friend gave me this book when I became a mom seventeen years ago. She had used it with her son and highly recommended it. It has been the best resource when I had questions and/or concerns about my ... Read full review


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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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