Taking Care Of Your Child Ninth Edition

Author: Robert H. Pantell
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0738218367
Size: 38.77 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Winner of the American Medical Writers Association Book Award The award-winning go-to guide that has helped millions of families keep their children healthy—now revised and updated with the most recent advances in health care For more than thirty years, Taking Care of Your Child has been an indispensable resource for parents and caregivers. Covering more than 175 health care problems and symptoms, it offers the most recent information on critical childcare issues—from what to do in the event of a minor injury to everyday issues such as common allergies and ailments. Taking Care of Your Child is easy to use, even in a crisis: you can simply look up a symptom to find a complete explanation of probable causes, how to treat the problem at home, and when to see a doctor. With the very latest on ADHD, autism, breast-feeding, childhood depression and obesity, discipline, immunizations, and more, this new edition also features new sections on youth sports and head trauma, genetic screening, and minimizing risks of medical procedures.

Take Care Of Yourself

Author: James F. Fries
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 0786752181
Size: 40.57 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The world's bestselling health guide offers new material on the most recent critical health issues such as obesity, as well as additional new and updated information. Covering over 175 healthcare problems and symptoms, Take Care of Yourself is simple to use. Readers can look up their symptoms to locate an explanation of likely causes and possible home remedies, while diagrams show how to recognize problems and treat them, and decision charts advise when it's time to see a doctor. This comprehensive guide also covers emergencies, the 20 things everyone should keep in a home pharmacy, and how to work best with a doctor.

My Child Is Sick

Author: Barton D. Schmitt
ISBN: 9781581109887
Size: 33.33 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Know when to call your doctor--and when it’s safe to treat your child at home! Caring for your sick child can be a daunting experience. You want to ensure the best for him or her, but you also know that every illness doesn’t require a trip to the doctor’s office or emergency room. So how do you know when to do what? Barton D. Schmitt, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician with more than 40 years of experience, knows the intricacies of the most common childhood illnesses and injuries and has written this expert, but easy-to-follow guide so you can too. My Child Is Sick! Expert Advice for Managing Common Illnesses and Injuries is based on clinical guidelines developed by Dr. Schmitt and used by pediatricians and nurses in 10,000 practices and 400 nurse advice call centers in the United States and Canada. These guidelines have been tested for 25 years on more than 300 million phone calls. All of the topics in the 2nd edition of My Child is Sick! have been fully reviewed and updated, and several new topics have been added, including earwax buildup, mosquito bites, strep throat infections, and wound infections. Inside this practical book, you’ll find * Concise, accurate information on the most common illnesses and injuries of childhood such as coughs and colds, ear infections, cuts and scrapes, rashes, diarrhea, and more * Decision charts to help you determine when to call your child’s doctor and when it’s safe to treat your child at home, as well as descriptions of which symptoms are normal during the course of an illness or recovery from an injury and which are cause for concern * Specific time-frame guidelines as to when to call your child’s doctor or 911 * In-depth advice for treating symptoms at home, taking the guesswork out of how to make your child feel better * Drug dosage charts for the most commonly used nonprescription medicines With My Child Is Sick! at your fingertips, you’ll never again have to worry about whether you’ve made the right decision about your child’s illness. Rest easy with this one-of-a-kind guide to sick children.

Your Child S Health

Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780553353396
Size: 31.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Provides information on medicines, rashes, illnesses, and behavior problems common to infants and children

Your Child S Health

Author: Barton D. Schmitt
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0307829995
Size: 75.45 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 134
Emergencies: --when to call your child's physician immediately -what to do in case of burns, bites, stings, poisoning, choking, and injuries Common Illnesses: -when it's safe to treat your child at home -step-by-step instructions on dealing with fever, infections, allergies, rashes, earaches, croup and other common ailments Behavior Problems: -proven strategies for colic, sleep disturbances, toilet training problems, thumbsucking, and the video game craze -no-nonsense discipline techniques for biting, temper tantrums, sibling fighting, and school refusal Health Promotion: From Birth Through Adolescence: -essential advice on newborn baby care, nutrition, cholesterol testing, immunizations, and sex education -ways of preventing spoiled children, picky eaters, overeating, tooth decay, accidents, and homework problems

Supporting Students With Special Health Care Needs

Author: Stephanie Porter
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781598570632
Size: 72.46 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Preceded by Children and youth assisted by medical technology in educational settings / edited by Stephanie Porter ... [et al.]. 2nd ed. c1997.

The Baby Bible

Author: Birgit Gebauer-Sesterhenn
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764137969
Size: 77.31 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Taking new parents month by month through the first year in their baby's life, a comprehensive handbook describes the childbirth experience, how to cope in the days that follow, and an infant's developmental stages during each month of the year, with sections on breast versus bottle feeding, sleeping habits, safety and childproofing, essential baby equipment, and more. Original.

Ages And Stages

Author: Charles E. Schaefer
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471370871
Size: 69.83 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 1683
A comprehensive parent's guide to your child's psychological development from birth through age 10 Written in an engaging, practical style, Ages and Stages offers you the benefits of the most current research on child development, featuring helpful tips and techniques to foster your child's maturation. Charles Schaefer and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo tell you what behaviors you can expect as your child grows and how you can help him or her to advance to the next level of development. They include numerous examples, stories, and activities you can use immediately to positively influence your child's development. The book's structure (divided into four stages of child development--birth to 18 months, 18 to 36 months, 36 months to age six, and six to ten years) allows you to monitor your child's progress, identify the reasons for emotional and psychological differences in siblings, and even determine how your parenting strategies should change as your child grows. * Covers all five areas of psychological health--emotional, cognitive, friendship/relationships, personal growth, and morality * Filled with easy-to-follow Do's and Don'ts, plus fun activities and exercises to encourage your child's development * Helps you assess if and when your child may need professional intervention


Author: Amy Spangler
Publisher: Babygooroo
ISBN: 9781933634104
Size: 22.44 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 7605
One of our most popular products just got better! Friendly, personal, and honest, BREASTFEEDING, A Parent's Guide separates breastfeeding facts from myths. It deals honestly and directly with the advantages as well as the concerns. Clear instructions and helpful advice make this the breastfeeding book parents refer to over and over again.

Young Performers At Work

Author: Sally R. Gaglini
ISBN: 9780996368407
Size: 20.85 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 1922
READ THIS BOOK BEFORE YOU PURSUE YOUR CHILD'S DREAM OF FAME AND FORTUNE IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY. Sharing in-depth knowledge from entertainment lawyer Sally Gaglini, revealing interviews with industry professionals, and insights from both former child stars and experienced parents, Young Performers at Work offers the fundamental information needed to help your child follow their dream and launch a safe and successful career. Using easy-to-understand language, Gaglini demystifies confusing state laws and regulations intending to protect young performers and their earnings. This book answers real-world questions from parents of young artists: - When I spend money to promote my daughter's career, will I be reimbursed? - Why is the producer requiring me, as the parent, to sign a contract? - If my son is cast on a tour, what arrangements should I make with his school? - When my daughter earns a paycheck, how much do I set aside for her? - If I consent to my son's participation in a reality show, will he get paid? For more than twenty-five years Gaglini has helped families tackle complex legal issues as their children pursue careers as musicians, songwriters, models, actors, and other artists in the spotlight.