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The A to Z of children's health

a parent's guide from birth to 10 years

Published .
Written in English.

About the Edition

"This book is written by some of the top pediatricians at the Hospital for Sick Children, recognized internationally as one of the best children's hospitals in the world. Parents can consult it like a first aid guide in an emergency, or simply sample its pages on an as needed basis. Most importantly, it provides the helpful, practical, and trustworthy information that every parent needs. The easy-to-read format will guide you through your questions about your child's healthy and provided practical tips and strategies that may help you avoid countless hours of waiting in a doctor's office or an emergency room"--

Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: A
Abdominal Pain (Acute)
Abdominal Pain (Chronic or Recurrent)
Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
Allergies and Food Intolerances
Alopecia (see Hair Loss)
Alopecia Areata (see Hair Loss)
Anaphylaxis (see Bee and Wasp Stings, Insect Bites)
Anemia (see Pallor)
Anal Fissure (see Bloody Stools)
Ankle Injuries
Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias
Appendicitis (see Abdominal Pain (Acute))
Arm Injuries (Fractures, Pulled Elbow)
Aspiration (see Choking and Aspiration)
Asthma (see Cough, Wheezing, Common Cold)
Astigmatism (see Eye Problems)
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) (see Rashes in Children, Itch)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Autism (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
B
Baby Acne (see Rashes in Newborns)
Backache
Balanitis (see Penis Problems)
Bed-Wetting (Enuresis)
Bee and Wasp Stings
Bed Bug Bites (see Insect Bites)
Birthmarks
Bites (Animal and Human)
Black Fly Bites (see Insect Bites)
Bladder Infection (see Abdominal Pain (Acute), Urinary Tract Infection)
Blepharitis (see Eye Problems)
Blocked Tear Ducts (see Eye Problems)
Blocked Milk Duct (see Breastfeeding Problems)
Bloody Stools
Bowel Obstruction (see Vomiting)
Bowlegs (see Knock-Knees and Bowlegs)
Breastfeeding Problems
Broken Bones (see Arm Injuries, Ankle Injuries)
Bronchiolitis (see Cough, Wheezing)
Bruising
Bullying and Cyberbullying
Burning or Painful Urination (see Urinary Tract Infection)
Burns
C
Canker Sores (see Mouth Sores)
Celiac Disease (see Abdominal Pain (Chronic))
Chest Pain
Chalazion (see Eye Problems)
Chapped Lips (see Mouth Sores)
Chicken Pox (see Rashes in Children)
Choking and Aspiration
Cold Sores (see Mouth Sores)
Colds (see Common Cold)
Colic
Colitis (see Abdominal Pain (Acute))
Color Blindness (see Eye Problems)
Common Cold (Upper Respiratory Tract Infection)
Concussion (see Head Injuries)
Congestion (see Common Cold)
Conjunctivitis (see Eye Problems, Allergies and Food Intolerances)
Constipation (see Abdominal Pain (Acute), Bloody Stools)
Convulsions (see Seizures)
Costochondritis (see Chest Pain)
Cough
Cow's Milk Protein Intolerance (see Bloody Stools, Diarrhea)
Cradle Cap (see Rashes in Newborns)
Crohn's Disease (see Abdominal Pain (Chronic), Diarrhea)
Croup (see Cough)
Crying
Cuts (Lacerations), Scrapes, and Wounds
D
Dandruff (see Itch)
Dehydration
Dental Caries (see Toothache)
Dental Trauma (see Toothache)
Developmental Delay
Diaper Rash (Diaper Dermatitis)
Diarrhea
Dyspepsia (see Abdominal Pain (Chronic))
E
Earache and Ear Infections (Otitis Media, Interna, Externa)
Eating Habits (Picky Eating)
Eczema (see Rashes in Children, Itch)
Epilepsy (see Seizures)
Encopresis (see Soiling)
Enuresis (see Bed-Wetting)
Epididymitis (see Scrotum Pain and Swelling)
Epstein-Barr Virus (see Flu)
Erythema Toxicum (see Rashes in Newborns)
Eyelid Problems (see Eye Problems)
Eye Problems
F
Failure to Thrive (Poor Growth)
Febrile Convulsions (see Seizures)
Fainting (Syncope)
Fears (see Anxiety, Fears and Phobias)
Fever
Flat Feet
Flu (Influenza, Gastroenteritis, and Epstein-Barr Virus)
Food Allergies (see Allergies and Food Intolerances)
Food Poisoning (see Abdominal Pain (Acute))
Foreign Body Ingestion (see Chest Pain, Cough)
Fractures (see Ankle Injuries, Arm Injuries)
Freckles (see Birthmarks)
Frostbite
G
Gastroenteritis (see Abdominal Pain (Acute), Diarrhea, Flu)
Gastroesophageal Reflux (see Vomiting)
Growing Pains (see Leg Aches)
Growth (see Failure to Thrive, Short Stature)
H
Hair Loss (Alopecia)
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (see Mouth Sores)
Hay Fever (see Allergic Rhinitis)
Head Injuries
Headache
Hearing Loss
Hemangioma (see Birthmarks)
Hemophilia (see Bruising)
Henoch-Sch
onlein Purpura (see Abdominal Pain (Acute), Bruising)
Hernia (see Umbilical Cord Problems)
Hiccups
Hives (see Rashes in Children)
Hydrocele (see Scrotum Pain and Swelling)
Hypospadias (see Penis Problems)
I
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) (see Bruising)
Impetigo (see Rashes in Children)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) (see Abdominal Pain (Chronic), Diarrhea)
Indigestion (see Abdominal Pain (Chronic), Chest Pain)
Infectious Colitis (see Abdominal Pain (Acute), Bloody Stools)
Influenza (see Flu)
Ingrown Toenails
Inguinal Hernia (see Scrotum Pain and Swelling)
Insect Bites
In-Toeing (Pigeon Toe) and Out-Toeing
Intussusception (see Abdominal Pain (Acute), Bloody Stools)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) (see Abdominal Pain (Chronic))
Itch (Skin and Scalp)
Iron Deficiency Anemia (see Pallor)
J
Jaundice
K
Kidney and Bladder Infections (see Urinary Tract Infection, Abdominal Pain (Acute))
Knee Injuries
Knock-Knees and Bowlegs
L
Labial Adhesions (see Vaginal Problems)
Lacerations (see Cuts)
Lactose Intolerance (see Abdominal Pain (Chronic), Diarrhea)
Learning Problems
Leg Aches
Leukemia (see Bruising)
Lice
Limp
Lung Infection (see Chest Pain)
M
Mastitis (see Breastfeeding Problems)
Migraine Headache (see Headaches)
Milia (see Rashes in Newborns)
Miliaria (see Rashes in Newborns)
Moles (see Birthmarks)
Molluscum Contagiosum (see Rashes in Children)
Mongolian Spot (see Birthmarks)
Mosquito Bites (see Insect Bites)
Mouth Sores
Muscle Cramps
Muscle Strain (see Chest Pain, Muscle Cramps)
N
Nail-Biting
Nightmares (see Sleep Problems)
Night Terrors (see Sleep Problems)
Nosebleeds
O
Orbital Cellulitis (see Eye Problems)
Orchitis (see Scrotum Pain and Swelling)
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (see Snoring)
Omphalitis (see Umbilical Cord Problems)
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (see Knee Injuries)
Otitis Externa (see Earache and Ear Infections)
Otitis Interna (see Earache and Ear Infections)
Otitis Media (see Earache and Ear Infections)
Out-Toeing (see In-Toeing and Out-Toeing)
P
Pallor (Anemia)
Paraphimosis (see Penis Problems)
Penis Problems
Periorbital Cellulitis (see Eye Problems)
Pertussis (see Cough)
Pharyngitis (see Sore Throat)
Phimosis (see Penis Problems)
Phobias (see School Phobias and Avoidance, Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias)
Picky Eating (see Eating Habits)
Pink Eye (see Eye Problems)
Pneumonia (see Common Cold, Cough, Abdominal Pain (Acute))
Poisonings and Ingestions
Poor Weight Gain (see Failure to Thrive)
Port Wine Stain (see Birthmarks)
Precocious Puberty
Psoriasis (see Rashes in Children)
Pulled Elbow (see Arm Injuries)
Pyloric Stenosis (see Vomiting)
R
Rabies (see Bites)
Rashes in Newborns
Rashes in Children
Recurrent Abdominal Pain (see Abdominal Pain (Chronic))
Ringworm (see Rashes in Children)
S
Salmon Patch (see Birthmarks)
Seborrheic Dermatitis (see Rashes in Newborns, Itch, Diaper Rash)
Scabies (see Insect Bites)
Scalds (see Burns)
School Phobia and School Avoidance
Scoliosis (see Backache)
Scrotum Pain and Swelling
Seizures (Convulsions)
Short Stature
Sibling Rivalry
Sinusitis
Skin Itch (see Itch)
Sleep Apnea (see Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea)
Sleep Problems
Slivers
Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Soiling (Encopresis)
Sore Throat (Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis)
Speech and Language Problems
Sprains (also Ankle Injuries)
Stomach Ache (see Abdominal Pain (Acute))
Strabismus (see Eye Problems)
Strep Throat (see Abdominal Pain (Acute), Common Cold, Sore Throat)
Stuttering
Stye (see Eye Problems)
Subconjunctival Hemorrhage (see Eye Problems)
Syncope (see Fainting)
T
Tearing (see Eye Problems)
Teething
Telogen Effluvium (see Hair Loss)
Temper Tantrums
Tensio
n
Headaches (see Headaches)
Testicular Torsion (see Scrotum Pain and Swelling)
Thrush
Thumb-Sucking
Tics and Tourette's Syndrome
Tinea Capitis (see Hair Loss)
Tonsillitis (see Sore Throat)
Toothache
Toddler's Diarrhea (see Diarrhea)
Tourette's Syndrome (see Tics)
Traction Alopecia (see Hair Loss)
Trichotillomania (see Hair Loss)
U
Ulcerative Colitis (see Abdominal Pain (Chronic), Diarrhea)
Umbilical Cord Granuloma (see Umbilical Cord Problems)
Umbilical Hernia (see Umbilical Cord Problems)
Umbilical Cord Problems
Undescended Testicle
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (see Common Cold)
Urinary Tract Infection (Bladder or Kidney Infections)
Urticaria (see Allergies and Food Intolerances, Rashes in Children)
V
Vaginal Bleeding (see Vaginal Problems)
Vaginal Problems
Varicocele (see Scrotum Pain and Swelling)
Volvulus (see Abdominal Pain (Acute)
Vomiting
Von Willebrand Disease (see Bruising)
Vulvovaginitis (see Vaginal Problems)
W
Warts
Weakness
West Nile Virus (see Insect Bites)
Wheezing
Y
Yeast Infection (see Breastfeeding Problems, Diaper Rash).

Edition Notes

Includes index.

"Editor: Bob Hinlderley, Senior editor, health"--Title page verso.

Copyright Date
2013

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
618.92
Library of Congress
RJ61 .F747 2013

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Pagination
448 pages ;
Number of pages
448

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26497404M
Internet Archive
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ISBN 10
0778804607
ISBN 13
9780778804604
OCLC/WorldCat
853308971
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