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Children's health for dummies

Author: Katy Holland; Sarah Jarvis
Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : UK edView all editions and formats
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For a parent, coping with a sick child is worrying and the amount of information you need to know can be overwhelming. But help is at hand with this practical, jargon free guide, providing advice on every aspect of your child's health.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katy Holland; Sarah Jarvis
ISBN: 9780470027356 0470027355
OCLC Number: 67870887
Notes: Includes index.
Cheat sheet perf-bound into book.
Description: xviii, 346 pages, [2] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. About This Book. Conventions Used in This Book. How This Book Is Organised. PART I: CHILDREN'S HEALTH: THE BASICS. Chapter 1: Your Child's Health in a Nutshell. Chapter 2: Your Child's Body and Development. Chapter 3: The Immune System and Immunisation. Chapter 4: Who's Who? The Roles of Healthcare Professionals. PART II: THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE. Chapter 5: Is My Baby Okay? Health and Development Checks in the First Year. Chapter 6: Feeding Your Baby. Chapter 7: Spotting the Signs that Something's Wrong. Chapter 8: Hello World! Common Newborn Health Niggles. PART III: RAISING HEALTHY CHILDREN. Chapter 9: The Importance of Nutrition. Chapter 10: Exercise, Activity, and Play. Chapter 11: Dozing Off: The Importance of Sleep. Chapter 12: Basic Hygiene and the War on Germs. PART IV: SYMPTOMS, ILLNESSES, AND TREATMENTS. Chapter 13: Symptoms and What They May Mean. Chapter 14: Common Childhood Illnesses. Chapter 15: Allergies, Asthma, and Eczema. Chapter 16: Behavioural Problems and Emotional Health. PART V: PLAYING DOCTORS AND NURSES: LOOKING AFTER A SICK CHILD. Chapter 17: Caring for an Ill Child. Chapter 18: Knowing Something about Medicines. Chapter 19: Knowing Something about First Aid. PART VI: THE PART OF TENS. Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Stay Healthy on Holiday. Chapter 21: Ten Health Web Sites You Can Trust. Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Keep Your Child Safe at Home. Index.
Responsibility: by Katy Holland and Sarah Jarvis.
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"...practical, accessible advice..." (Mother & Baby, September 2006) "...you'll be home-educating in a trice." (Families South East, September 2006) "...you can expect the book to cover Read more...

 
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