Your Child's Health

The Parents' One-Stop Reference Guide To: Symptoms, Emergencies, Common Illnesses, Behavior Problems, and Healthy Deve

By Barton D. Schmitt
(Bantam Books, Paperback, 9780553383690, 686pp.)

Publication Date: November 29, 2005

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Description

Emergencies:

--when to call your child's physician immediately

-what to do in case of burns, bites, stings, poisoning, choking, and injuries

Common Illnesses:

-when it's safe to treat your child at home

-step-by-step instructions on dealing with fever, infections, allergies, rashes, earaches, croup and other common ailments

Behavior Problems:

-proven strategies for colic, sleep disturbances, toilet training problems, thumbsucking, and the video game craze

-no-nonsense discipline techniques for biting, temper tantrums, sibling fighting, and school refusal

Health Promotion: From Birth Through Adolescence:

-essential advice on newborn baby care, nutrition, cholesterol testing, immunizations, and sex education

-ways of preventing spoiled children, picky eaters, overeating, tooth decay, accidents, and homework problems




About the Author
Barton D. Schmitt, MD, FAAP, is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Director of the Sleep Disorder Clinic and Encopresis-Enuresis clinic at The Children's Hospital of Denver. He has written more than one-hundred articles for fellow pediatricians, as well as the book "Pediatric Telephone Protocols" and the computer software program The Pediatric Advisor, used by over four-hundred-and-fifty hospitals nationwide.
Dr. Schmitt has received numerous awards for his work, including the American Academy of Pediatrics Education Award in 2004. He and his wife spend as much time as possible with their children and 6 grandchildren.
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