ERIC Number: ED368492
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
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The Portable Pediatrician.
Markel, Howard; And Others
This ready reference health guide features 240 major topics that occur regularly in clinical work with children and adolescents. It sorts out the information vital to successful management of common health problems and concerns by presentation of tables, charts, lists, criteria for diagnosis, and other useful tips. References on which the entries are based are provided so that the reader can perform a more extensive search on the topic. The entries are arranged in alphabetical order, and include: (1) abdominal pain; (2) anemias; (3) breathholding; (4) bugs; (5) cholesterol, (6) crying, (7) day care, (8) diabetes, (9) ears, (10) eyes; (11) fatigue; (12) fever; (13) genetics; (14) growth; (15) human bites; (16) hypersensitivity; (17) injuries; (18) intoeing; (19) jaundice; (20) joint pain; (21) kidneys; (22) Lyme disease; (23) meningitis; (24) milestones of development; (25) nutrition; (26) parasites; (27) poisoning; (28) quality time; (29) respiratory distress; (30) seizures; (31) sleeping patterns; (32) teeth; (33) urinary tract; (34) vision; (35) wheezing; (36) x-rays; (37) yellow nails; and (38) zoonoses, diseases transmitted by animals. (TJQ)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Caregivers, Child Development, Child Health, Children, Clinical Diagnosis, Health Materials, Health Personnel, Medical Evaluation, Pediatrics, Reference Materials, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 11830 Westline Industrial Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146 ($35).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications; Books
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