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By Deepak Kamat, Henry M. Adam, Kathleen K. Cain, Deborah E. Campbell, Alexander M. Holston, Kelly J. Kelleher, Michael G. Leu, Thomas K. McInerny, Lamia M. Soghier, Mark L. Wolraich

ISBN-10: 1581103719

ISBN-13: 9781581103717

Here’s the 1st position to show for sensible, action-oriented scientific recommendations — each time and anywhere you wish them.  The all-new AAP fast Reference consultant to Pediatric Care provides the useful, action-oriented medical recommendations you would like "right now." it is the ideal source to take advantage of in the course of or among sufferer encounters. Authoritative AAP content material is gifted in a concise define layout that makes it effortless to 0 in on what you are looking for. speedy search for key details and proposals on: Prevention, Screening, symptoms and indicators, therapy, Emotional and behavioral difficulties, particular scientific difficulties, severe events. Need-to-know details and recommendation on greater than 230 subject parts: every little thing from belly ache and ADHD to herpes and HIV to umbilical anomalies and UTIs, successfully assessment symptoms, Order the appropriate screening/diagnostic checks, enforce authorized healing ideas, Prescribe secure and powerful medicinal drugs, expectantly reply to sufferer questions, invaluable "extras" assist you locate strategies even quicker, And greater than a hundred full-color pictures. Contents: stomach Distention, stomach ache, zits, Acute Surgical stomach, Adrenal disorder, airlines Obstruction, Allergic Rhinitis, Alopecia and Hair Shaft Anomalies, Altered psychological prestige, Amblyopia, Amenorrhea, Anaphylaxis, Anemia and Pallor, Animal Bites, Anorexia Nervosa, Anuria and Oliguria, obvious Life-Threatening occasion, Appendicitis, bronchial asthma, Atopic Dermatitis, ADHD, Autism, again ache, Bacterial pores and skin Infections, mind Tumors, Bronchiolitis, and lots more and plenty extra.

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12). Many hospital emergency attendances are for injuries sustained at home or school. Data gathered in the National Child Development Study cohort show that injury is now also the most common cause of physical disability in young adults. 12 10 8 WM YH EM NE SW 2 SE E 4 NW 6 L Rate per 100,000 28 EU25 EU15 0 Fig. 11 Crude mortality rate from transport accidents in children aged 0–14, European regions, 2000–02 (English regions indicated by initials). Legend: Transport accident crude mortality rate by European region 2000–02 (ages 0–14 years) English Regions initials.

TB and Hepatitis B also remain common and potentially serious causes of ill health worldwide. AIDS and HIV infection The current global AIDS epidemic is a tragedy for children as well as for their families. 3 million children under 15 worldwide were living with HIV. In 2007, 270,000 children died of AIDS, whilst more than 15 million children under 18 had lost one or both parents to the disease. 250,000 children acquire the HIV virus every month. Roughly 10% of all new infections are in children under 15, and 50% are in young people aged 15–24.

It explores the nature of health and disease, the epidemiological notions of causality and risk, and some of the key activities of public health including health promotion and disease prevention. This chapter aims to provide a brief overview for those exploring these topics for the first time, and should also be a useful refresher for those trained in public health, offering a child health perspective on familiar concepts. One of the most exciting areas of research in recent years has been the unravelling of how early human growth and development affects later adult health.

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American Academy of Pediatrics: Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care by Deepak Kamat, Henry M. Adam, Kathleen K. Cain, Deborah E. Campbell, Alexander M. Holston, Kelly J. Kelleher, Michael G. Leu, Thomas K. McInerny, Lamia M. Soghier, Mark L. Wolraich


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