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How your child heals : an inside look at common childhood ailments

Author: Christopher M Johnson
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2010.
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Good communication between parents and doctors is the cornerstone of getting good care for the child. Doctors are increasingly pressed for time and appointment visits are shorter than ever. Unfortunately, when time is short, what often suffers is explaining to parents what to expect and why. There is another reason explaining often takes a back seat in parent-physician encounters--they are increasingly encounters  Read more...
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Johnson, Christopher M.
How your child heals.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2010
(DLC) 2009050220
(OCoLC)474872126
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher M Johnson
ISBN: 9781442202054 144220205X 9781442202030 1442202033 1282561464 9781282561465
OCLC Number: 667271436
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 209 pages)
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 01. Inflammation: A Visit to a Sore Finger; Chapter 02. Location, Location, Location: An Ear Infection's Lesson; Chapter 03. Sometimes the Body Does Silly Things: What Asthma Looks Like; Chapter 04. Not All Body Parts Are Useful: A Look Inside a Sick Appendix; Chapter 05. How We Know the Enemy: A Close-up View of the Immune System; Chapter 06. When the Environment Attacks: Allergies and Other Encounters; Chapter 07. Fevers, Aches, and Itches: Where Do Symptoms Come From? Chapter 08. How Injuries Heal: An Inside Expedition to Bruises and Broken BonesChapter 09. What Cancer Can Teach Us about Healing; Chapter 10. How Can We Help a Child Heal?; Chapter 11. When Healing Fails; Chapter 12. Healing and the Tree of Life; Suggestions for Further Reading; Index; About the Author.
Responsibility: Christopher M. Johnson.

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Good communication between parents and doctors is the cornerstone of getting good care for the child. Doctors are increasingly pressed for time and appointment visits are shorter than ever. Unfortunately, when time is short, what often suffers is explaining to parents what to expect and why. There is another reason explaining often takes a back seat in parent-physician encounters--they are increasingly encounters between strangers. These days many children rarely see the same doctor twice, and more doctorvisits happen in emergency departments and walk-in clinics, places where the doctors and f.
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You will be amazed by the intense drama of microscopic events taking place within the cells and other organs during the process of healing from childhood illnesses and injuries. Few authors have more Read more...

 
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