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The Portable Pediatrician: Everything You Need to Know About Your Child's Health (Paperback)

The Portable Pediatrician: Everything You Need to Know About Your Child's Health By Martha Sears, RN, Robert W. Sears, MD, William Sears, MD, FRCP, James Sears, MD, Peter Sears, MD Cover Image
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The next time you're worried about your child’s health, experience the comfort of easily accessible advice from the experts with this comprehensive A-Z guide.

Imagine you are up at three o’clock in the morning with a sick child. Wouldn’t it be nice to have expert advice readily at hand to help you through the night? Encyclopedic in scope, The Portable Pediatrician features timely and practical information on every childhood illness and emergency, including when to call the doctor, what reassuring signs can help you know your child is okay, how to treat your child at home, and much more—all in a convenient A-to-Z format.

Among the scores of topics covered: teething; sprains and broken bones; nosebleeds; measles; ear infections; choking; rashes; colic; headaches; eating disorders; fever; hip pain; warts; allergies; obesity; seizures; autism; bronchitis; sunburns; pneumonia; speech delay; lice; vomiting; asthma; heart defects; blisters; sleep problems; and more.

The authors guide parents and caregivers from a child’s infancy through the teen years, teaching them what to expect at regular checkups as well as how to boost a child’s well-being, devise a family health plan, work effectively with their pediatrician, and more. Distinguished by the Searses’ trademark comprehensiveness, reliability, and accessible, comforting tone, this book is a must-have for all families who want to keep their children healthy and happy.

About the Author

Martha Sears, RN and William Sears, MD, are the pediatrics experts to whom American parents turn for advice and information on all aspects of pregnancy, birth, childcare, and family nutrition. Martha Sears is a registered nurse, certified childbirth educator, and breastfeeding consultant.

Dr. Sears was trained at Harvard Medical School's Children's Hospital and Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, the largest children's hospital in the world. He has practiced pediatrics for nearly 50 years. Together, the Searses have authored more than 40 pediatrics books.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780316017480
ISBN-10: 0316017485
Publisher: Little, Brown Spark
Publication Date: February 23rd, 2011
Pages: 592
Language: English
Series: Sears Parenting Library