Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

  • Laura Larsen
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812727
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812727
  • DDC: 618.92
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 696 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Basic consumer health information about the physical, mental, and developmental health of pre-adolescent children, including facts about infectious diseases, asthma and allergies, cancer, diabetes, growth disorders, and conditions affecting the blood, heart, ear, nose, throat, gastrointestinal tract, kidney, liver, bones, muscles, brain, lungs, skin, and eyes; along with information about vaccines, medications, wellness promotion, a glossary of related terms, and a list of resources for parents and caregivers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction to Children's Health and Safety.
2: Child Health Statistics.
3: Doctor Visits and Your Child.
4: How to Give Medicine to Children.
5: Recommended Childhood Vaccinations.
6: Promoting Wellness.
7: Preventing Childhood Injuries.
8: Fevers and Febrile Seizures in Children.
9: Responding to Medical Emergencies.
10: Childhood Infections and Related Concerns.
11: Foodborne Illness.
12: Streptococcal Bacterial Infections.
13: Other Bacterial Infections.
14: Viral Infections.
15: Parasitic and Fungal Infections.
16: Other Diseases Associated with Infections.
17: Medical Conditions Appearing in Childhood.
18: Allergies in Children.
19: Blood and Circulatory Disorders in Children.
20: Cancer in Children.
21: Cardiovascular Disorders in Children.
22: Diabetes in Children.
23: Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders in Children.
24: Endocrine and Growth Disorders in Children.
25: Gastrointestinal Disorders in Children.
26: Kidney and Urologic Disorders in Children.
27: Liver Disorders in Children.
28: Musculoskeletal Disorders in Children.
29: Neurological Disorders in Children.
30: Respiratory and Lung Conditions in Children.
31: Skin Conditions in Children.
32: Vision and Eye Problems in Children.
33: Developmental and Pediatric Mental Health Concerns.
34: Autism Spectrum Disorders.
35: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
36: Conduct and Oppositional Disorders.
37: Developmental Disorders and Disorders That Affect Learning.
38: Fragile X Syndrome.
39: Mental Health Disorders in Children.
40: Additional Help and Information.
41: Glossary of Terms Related to Childhood Diseases and Disorders.
42: Resource List for Parents and Caregivers.