Presents authoritative, scientifically based guidance on how to diagnose and treat the 20 most common disorders seen in pediatrics practice today. Explores such issues as managing the child with fever, developmental delay, behavior problems, school failure, disorders of the ears, nose and throat, sleeping problems, viral illnesses, eating disturbances, sports medicine, and pediatric trauma.
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This user-friendly guide is packed with practical solutions to the problems you see every day.
*Answers to the most common health problems of childhood and adolescence – from excessive crying and sleep disorders – to asthma and seizures
*The latest in evidence-based medicine
*Quick reference charts and tables that organize presenting signs and symptoms, treatments, drug dosages, immunization schedules, more
*Useful algorithms that aid diagnosis and treatment
*Color atlas of skin conditions, signs of child abuse, more
*State-of-the-art coverage of health supervision issues, acute and chronic conditions, and developmental and behavioral disorders
*Practical advice on when to refer to a specialist
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071349014
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0071349014