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

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Perseus, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 518 pages
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More than one million families already use Taking Care of Your Child to help keep their children healthy. A completely revised and updated edition of this award-winning book, this sixth edition gives parents clear, practical advice on feeding, medicines, doctor visits, discipline, and all other aspects of raising a healthy child.Taking Care of Your Child is easy to use, even in a crisis. From injuries and allergies, to childhood diseases and everyday worries, simply look up a symptom and find a complete explanation of probable causes, how serious they might be, and how a parent might quickly relieve a child's problem at home. Easy-to-follow decision charts show readers exactly when to see a doctor. Covering more than 100 common complaints with especially clear advice on handling emergencies, Taking Care of Your Child is the health guide every parent should have on hand.

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Contents

Birth of a Family i
2
The Big Event
22
Delivery Room Procedures
28
Copyright

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Robert H. Pantell, M.D., is Professor of Pediatrics at University of California, San Francisco. James F. Fries, M.D., is Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. Donald M. Vickery, M.D., is head of the Self-Care Institute in Colorado.

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