eBook The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy Through Adolescence, 3rd Edition

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Overview

The third edition of The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health is a completely updated edition that contains over 65 new entries with a total of 840 entries. The four-volume set provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, along with issues related to physical and cognitive/behavioral development. It is an appropriate resource for parents, teachers, and allied health students.

Features and Benefits

  • The GALE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CHILDREN’S HEALTH, 3rd ed. answers consumer questions about children’s health from prenatal care through adolescence.
  • An advisory board helped develop the topic list and review the content.

What's New

  • 65 new entries.
  • 175 new images.
  • Each of the 840 entries has been revised.
  • Thematic outline.
  • 350 images.
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor section.
  • See Also.

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  • Casebound Edition

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Table of Contents

Abandonment.
Abdominal wall defects.
Abortion.
Acetaminophen.
Acne.
Acne diet.
Acromegaly and gigantism.
Acting out.
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Acute myelocytic leukemia.
Adaptive behavior scales for infants and children.
Adenoid hyperplasia.
ADHD diet.
Adjustment disorders.
Adolescence.
Adolescent nutrition.
Adoption.
Adrenal disorders.
Alagille syndrome.
Albinism.
Alcoholism.
Allergic purpura.
Allergic rhinitis.
Allergies.
Allergy shots.
Allergy tests.
Allowance and money management.
Alopecia.
Alpha-fetoprotein test.
Alternative school.
Ambiguous genitalia and intersex.
Amblyopia.
Amenorrhea.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
American Academy of Pediatrics.
Amniocentesis.
Anabolic steroid use.
Analgesics.
Anaphylaxis.
Anatomical age.
Anemia.
Angelman syndrome.
Anger management.
Animal bite infections.
Anomia.
Anorexia nervosa.
Anoxia.
Antenatal testing.
Antepartum testing.
Antiacne drugs.
Antibiotics.
Antibiotics, topical.
Antidepressant drugs.
Antiepileptic drugs.
Antihistamines.
Antisocial behavior.
Antisocial personality disorder.
Antiviral drugs.
Anxiety disorders.
Apgar testing.
Aphasia.
Apnea of prematurity and infancy.
Appendicitis.
Apraxia.
Arteriovenous fistula.
Asperger syndrome.
Asphyxia neonatorum.
Assessment.
Asthma.
Asthma medications.
Ataxia-telangiectasia.
Atopic dermatitis.
Atrial septal defect.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Audiometry.
Auditory discrimination test.
Autism spectrum disorder.
Autoimmune disorders.
Aversive conditioning.
Babysitter.
Back and neck disorders.
Battered child syndrome.
Bayley Scales of Infant Development.
Bedbug infestation.
Beery-Buktenica Test.
Behavior modification.
Behavioral therapy.
Bejel.
Bell's palsy.
Bender Gestalt Test.
Benton Visual Retention Test.
Bereavement.
Bicycle safety.
Biliary atresia.
Bilingualism/bilingual education.
Bilirubin test.
Binge eating.
Biological parent.
Bipolar disorder.
Birth defects.
Birth injuries and complications.
Birth order.
Birthmarks.
Bisphenol A.
Bites and stings.
Blood.
Blood disorders.
Blood sugar tests.
Body dysmorphic disorder.
Body image.
Boehm Test of Basic Concepts [revised [Boehm-R)].
Bonding and attachment.
Boredom.
Botulism.
Bowel disorders.
Brachial plexus injuries.
Brain tumors in children.
Brazelton Neonatal Test.
Breast development.
Breast enlargement in adolescent boys.
Breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding problems.
Breath holding spells.
Breech birth.
Brigance Diagnostic Inventory of Early Development.
Bronchiolitis.
Bronchitis.
Brown v. Board of Education.
Bruises.
Bruton agammaglobulinemia.
Bulimia nervosa.
Bullying.
Burns.
Caffeine.
Cancer.
Candidiasis.
Canker sores.
Car safety seats.
Carbohydrate intolerance.
Carbon monoxide poisoning.
Cardiomyopathy in infants and children.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Caregiver.
Cat-scratch disease.
Cattell Infant Intelligence Scale (CIIS).
Celiac disease.
Cerebral palsy.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis.
Cerumen impaction.
Cesarean section.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Chemotherapy.
Chest physical therapy.
Chickenpox.
Child abuse and neglect.
Child custody laws.
Child psychology.
Childbirth education.
Childhood nutrition.
Childhood obesity.
Childhood Vaccine Injury Act.
Childproofing.
Children's Apperception Test (CAT).
Children's health.
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Children's weight management.
Choking.
Cholesterol.
Chores.
Circumcision.
Cleft lip and palate.
Clubfoot.
Coagulation disorders.
Coarctation of the aorta.
Cochlear implants.
Cognitive development.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Cold sores.
Colic.
Collapsed lung/pneumothorax.
Color blindness.
Common cold.
Common variable immunodeficiency.
Communication disorders.
Communication skills and development.
Computed tomography scans.
Concussion.
Condoms.
Conduct disorder.
Conflict resolution.
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
Congenital amputation.
Congenital bladder anomalies.
Congenital brain defects.
Congenital heart disease.
Congenital hip dysplasia.
Congenital ureter anomalies.
Conjunctivitis.
Constipation.
Contact dermatitis.
Contraception.
Co-parenting.
Cord blood banking.
Corneal abrasion.
Cough.
Cough suppressants.
Craniofacial abnormalities.
Craniopharyngioma.
Craniosynostosis.
Crawling.
Creativity.
Creativity tests.
Cri du chat syndrome.
Croup.
Custody.
Cutaneous infections.
Cyclic vomiting syndrome.
Cystic fibrosis.
Cytomegalovirus antibody screening test.
Cytomegalovirus infection.
Day care.
Decongestants.
Deductive reasoning.
Defense mechanisms.
Dehydration.
Dental development.
Dental fillings.
Dental sealants.
Dental trauma.
Dental x-rays.
Dependent personality disorder.
Depressive disorders.
Dermatitis.
Development and developmental milestones.
Developmental delay.
Developmental psychology.
Developmental reading disorder.
Diabetes, type 1.
Diabetes, type 2.
Diagnostic reading tests--DORA and others.
Diaper rash.
Diarrhea.
DiGeorge syndrome.
Diphtheria.
Discipline.
Dissociative disorders.
Dizziness.
Down syndrome.
Draw-A-Person test.
Drawings.
DTaP vaccine.
Duodenal obstruction.
Dwarfism.
Dyslexia.
Dysmenorrhea.
Ear exam with an otoscope.
Early childhood development.
Early childhood education.
Eating disorders.
Eczema.
Edwards' syndrome.
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
Electric and magnetic fields.
Electric shock injuries.
Electroencephalography.
Electrolyte disorders.
Electrolyte supplements.
Electronic fetal monitoring.
Elimination diets.
Emotional development.
Encephalitis.
Encephalopathy.
Encopresis.
Endocarditis.
Enterobacterial infections.
Enuresis.
Eosinophilic gastroenteropathies.
Epiglottitis.
Epilepsy.
Erythroblastosis fetalis.
Erythromycins and other macrolide antibiotics.
Esophageal atresia.
Exercise.
Expectorants.
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Extracurricular activities.
Eye and vision development.
Eye infections.
Eyeglasses and contact lenses.
Eyelid disorders.
Factitious disorder.
Failure to thrive.
Fainting/syncope.
Familial Mediterranean fever.
Family and family dysfunction.
Family therapy.
Fear.
Febrile seizures.
Fetal alcohol syndrome.
Fetal growth restriction.
Fetal hemoglobin test.
Fetal surgery.
Fever.
Fever of unknown origin.
Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome.
Fifth disease.
Finding a pediatrician.
Fine motor skills.
Fingertip injuries.
Firearm safety.
First aid.
Fluoridation.
Folic acid.
Food allergies and sensitivities.
Food intolerances.
Foodborne illness.
Foreign objects.
Foster care.
Fractures.
Fragile X syndrome.
Free-range parenting.
Friedreich's ataxia.
Frostbite and frostnip.
Frostig Developmental Test of Visual Perception.
Galactosemia.
Gangs.
Gastroenteritis.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Gates-MacGinitie reading tests (GMRT).
Gender dysphoria.
Genetic disorders.
Genetic testing.
Genital herpes.
Genital warts.
Germ cell tumors.
Gesell Developmental Observation-Revised.
Gonorrhea.
Goodenough-Harris Drawing Test.
Grandparents.
Gray Oral Reading Test.
Gross motor skills.
Growing pains.
Growth disorders.
Guillain-Barre syndrome.
Hallucinogens and hallucinogen-related disorders.
Handedness.
Hand-eye coordination.
Hand-foot-and-mouth disease.
Head injury.
Head Start programs.
Headache.
Health needs of special needs children.
Health needs of vulnerable populations.
Hearing development and function.
Hearing impairments.
Heart murmurs.
Heat disorders.
Heavy metal poisoning.
Heimlich maneuver.
Hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Hemophilia.
Hemophilus infections.
Hepatitis A.
Hepatitis B.
Hepatitis B vaccine.
Hepatitis C.
Hepatoblastoma.
Herbal remedies.
Hereditary fructose intolerance.
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
Hernia.
Herpes simplex.
Hib vaccine.
Hiccups.
High-risk pregnancy.
Hirschsprung's disease.
Histiocytosis X.
HIV infection/AIDS.
Hives.
Hodgkin disease.
Home birth.
Homeschooling.
Hospitalization.
HPV vaccination.
Human bite infections.
Human papillomavirus (HPV).
Huntington's disease.
Hurler syndrome.
Hydrocephalus.
Hyperglycemia.
Hyperhidrosis.
Hyper-IgM syndrome.
Hypertension.
Hyperthyroidism.
Hypoglycemia.
Hypogonadism.
Hypospadias and epispadias.
Hypothyroidism.
Hypotonia.
Hypoxia.
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
Ileus.
Immobilization.
Immune system.
Immunodeficiency.
Immunoglobulin deficiency syndromes.
Impetigo.
Impulse-control disorders.
Inclusion conjunctivitis.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Infancy.
Infant massage.
Infant mortality.
Infant nutrition.
Infantile seborrheic dermatitis.
Infectious disease.
Infectious mononucleosis.
Inflammatory bowel diseases.
Influenza.
Influenza vaccination.
Inhalants and related disorders.
Insect sting allergy.
Intellectual disability.
Intelligence.
Intelligence quotient (IQ).
Intelligence tests.
Intermittent explosive disorder.
Intersex states.
Intestinal malrotation.
Intestinal obstructions.
Intrauterine growth retardation.
Intravenous rehydration.
Intussusception.
Iowa Assessments.
Iron deficiency anemia.
Irritable bowel syndrome.
Itching.
Japanese encephalitis.
Japanese encephalitis vaccine.
Jaundice.
Joint hypermobility.
Juvenile arthritis.
Juvenile dermatomyositis.
Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children.
Kawasaki syndrome.
Kidney development and function.
Kidney disorders.
Kleptomania.
Klinefelter syndrome.
Knee injuries.
Kohlberg's theory of moral reasoning.
Kohs Block Design Test.
Labor and the birthing process.
Labyrinthitis.
Lactation.
Lactose intolerance.
Language delay.
Language development.
Language disorder.
Late effects of childhood cancer and its treatment.
Laxatives.
Lead poisoning.
Learning disorders.
Leukemias, acute.
Leukemias, chronic.
Lice infestation.
Lincoln-Oseretsky Motor Development Scale.
Lisping.
Listeriosis.
Literacy/learning to read.
Liver development and function.
Long-term follow-up guidelines for childhood cancer survivors.
Lower extremity conditions.
Lung development and function.
Lying.
Lyme disease.
Lymphadenitis.
Lymphadenopathy.
Lymphoma.
Macrocephaly.
Magnetic resonance imaging.
Malnutrition.
Malocclusion.
Marfan syndrome.
Marijuana.
Maslow's hierarchy of needs.
Massage therapy.
Mastoiditis.
Masturbation.
Maternal diseases affecting newborns.
Maternal to fetal infections.
Maxillofacial trauma.
McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities (MSCA).
Measles.
Meconium aspiration syndrome.
Media use.
Medicaid.
Meeting Street School Screening Test.
Menarche.
Meningitis.
Meningococcal meningitis vaccine.
Meningococcemia.
Menstruation.
Mercury poisoning.
Merrill-Palmer Scales of Mental Development.
Metabolic disorders.
Methylphenidate.
Middle childhood development.
Migraine.
Mineral deficiency.
Mineral toxicity.
Minerals.
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory.
Minority health.
MMR vaccine.
Moles.
Mood disorders.
Moral development.
Motion sickness.
Movement disorders.
Mucopolysaccharidoses.
Multicultural education/curriculum.
Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes.
Multiple pregnancy.
Mumps.
Muscle spasms and cramps.
Muscular dystrophy.
Music.
Music therapy.
Mutism.
Myasthenia gravis.
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.
Myopathies.
Myopia.
Myotonic dystrophy.
Myringotomy and ear tubes.
Nail biting.
Nail-patella syndrome.
Narcolepsy.
Narcotics.
Nasal trauma.
Near-drowning.
Nebulizers.
Necrotizing enterocolitis.
Neonatal care.
Neonatal jaundice.
Neonatal reflexes.
Neonatal respiratory care.
Nephrotic syndrome.
Neuroblastoma.
Neurofibromatosis.
Neurological exam.
Newborn screening.
Night terrors.
Nightmares.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Norovirus infection.
Nosebleed.
Numbness and tingling.
Nursemaid's elbow.
Nutrition.
Nystagmus.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Obstructive sleep apnea.
Occupational therapy.
Oligomenorrhea.
Operant conditioning.
Oppositional defiant disorder.
Oral contraceptives.
Oral hygiene.
Organ transplant.
Orthodontics.
Orthostatic hypotension.
Osgood-Schlatter disease.
Osteochondroses.
Osteogenesis imperfecta.
Osteomyelitis.
Osteopetrosis.
Otitis externa (swimmer's ear).
Otitis media.
Overhydration.
Pacifier.
Pain.
Pain assessment in children.
Pain management.
Palliative and end-of-life care.
Pancreatitis.
PANDAS/PANS.
Paralysis.
Parasitic diseases.
Parent-child relationship.
Patau syndrome.
Patent ductus arteriosus.
Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test.
Peanut allergy.
Pediatric nutrition.
Pediatric physical therapy.
Pediatric sepsis and shock.
Pediatric surgery.
Pediatrician.
Peer mediation.
Peer relationships.
Pelvic inflammatory disease.
Penicillins.
Perforated eardrum.
Perinatal infection.
Periodontal disease.
Personality development.
Personality disorders.
Pervasive developmental disorders.
Phenylketonuria.
Phobias.
Pica.
Piercing and tattoos.
Pinta.
Pituitary disorders.
Pityriasis rosea.
Platelet count.
Play therapy.
Pneumonia.
Poison ivy and poison oak.
Poisoning.
Polio.
Polio vaccine.
Polydactyly and syndactyly.
Porphyrias.
Post-concussion syndrome.
Prader-Willi syndrome.
Precocious puberty.
Prematurity.
Premenstrual syndrome.
Preschool.
Prescription drug abuse.
Prickly heat.
Product safety and recalls.
Progeria.
Protein-energy malnutrition.
Psoriasis.
Psychological tests.
Psychosocial disorders.
Puberty.
Pulmonary function tests.
Pyloric stenosis.
Pyromania.
Rabies.
Rabies vaccine.
Rape and sexual assault.
Rare childhood cancers.
Rashes.
Rat-bite fever.
Recommended dietary allowance.
Red blood cell indices.
Red reflex testing.
Reflexes and reflex tests.
Renal vein thrombosis.
Respiratory distress syndrome.
Respiratory syncytial virus infection.
Retention in school.
Retinoblastoma.
Reye's syndrome.
Rh incompatibility and hydrops.
Rheumatic diseases of children.
Rheumatic fever.
Rhinitis.
Ringworm.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Rorschach psychodiagnostic test.
Roseola.
Rotavirus infections.
Rotavirus vaccine.
Rubella.
Rubella test.
Running away.
Safety.
Salmonella food poisoning.
Sarcomas.
SAT.
Savant syndrome.
Scabies.
Scarlet fever.
Schizophrenia.
School refusal.
School violence.
School-based health centers.
Scoliosis.
Seborrheic dermatitis.
Security objects.
Seizure disorder.
Self-esteem.
Self-mutilation.
Separation and divorce.
Separation anxiety.
Serum sickness.
Severe combined immunodeficiency.
Sexual abuse.
Sexual identity (LGBTQI).
Sexually transmitted infections.
Shaken baby syndrome.
Shigellosis.
Short gut.
Shyness.
Sibling rivalry.
Sickle cell disease.
Sinusitis.
Skeletal development.
Skin lesions.
Sleep.
Sleep disorders.
Smoke inhalation.
Smoking.
Social competence.
Social referencing.
Somnambulism.
Sore throat.
Spasticity.
Special education.
Specific language impairment.
Speech disorders.
Speech therapy.
Spina bifida.
Spinal muscular atrophy.
Splenic disorders.
Sports.
Sports injuries.
Sprains and strains.
Standard Progressive Matrices (SPM).
Standardized testing.
Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales.
Staphylococcal infections.
Stealing.
Stem cells and stem cell transplantation.
Steroids.
Stimulant drugs.
Stomachache.
Stomatitis.
Strabismus.
Stranger anxiety.
Strep throat.
Streptococcal infections.
Stridor.
Stroke.
Sturge-Weber syndrome.
Stuttering.
Styes.
Subdural hematoma.
Substance abuse and addiction.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Suicide.
Sulfonamides.
Sunburn.
Sunscreens.
Sweat test.
Swimming.
Swollen glands.
System of Multicultural Pluralistic Assessment.
Systemic lupus erythematosus.
Talking with pediatrician.
Tanning.
Tantrums.
Tay-Sachs disease.
Teen dating violence.
Teen driving.
Teen nutrition.
Teen pregnancy.
Teething.
Television and aggression.
Temperament.
TerraNova.
Test anxiety.
Test of Adolescent and Adult Language (TOAL).
Test of Language Development (TOLD).
Testicular cancer.
Testicular torsion.
Tests of General Educational Development (GED).
Tetanus.
Tetracyclines.
Thalassemia.
Thematic apperception test.
Therapeutic baths.
Throat culture.
Thrush.
Thumb sucking.
Thyroid disorders.
Tic disorder.
Time-out procedure.
Toilet training.
Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.
Tonsillitis.
Tooth decay.
Tooth extraction.
Toothache.
TORCH test.
Tourette syndrome.
Toxic shock syndrome.
Toxoplasmosis.
Toys.
Tracheoesophageal fistula.
Trachoma.
Transposition of the great arteries.
Traumatic amputations.
Trichotillomania.
Trim Kids.
Truancy.
Tuberculin skin test.
Tuberculosis.
Tuberous sclerosis complex.
Turner syndrome.
Twins.
Typhoid fever.
Typhoid vaccine.
Undernutrition.
Undescended testes.
Urinary tract infections.
Vaccinations.
Varicella vaccine.
Vegetarianism.
Vesicoureteral reflux.
Video games.
Vitamin D deficiency.
Vitamins.
Vomiting.
Von Willebrand disease.
Warts.
Water birth.
Water safety.
Wechsler Intelligence Scales.
Well-child exams.
West Nile virus.
Whooping cough.
Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT-R).
Wii Fit.
Williams syndrome.
Wilms' tumor.
Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.
Working mothers.
Worm Infestations.
Wounds.
X rays.
Year-round school.
Yoga.