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The Complete Directory for Pediatric Disorders 2015 Edition

  • ID: 3246122
  • May 2015
  • Region: United States
  • 1000 Pages
  • Grey House Publishing Inc
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This comprehensive, up-to-date directory provides parents and caregivers with comprehensive and useful information about common Pediatric Conditions, Disorders, Diseases and Disabilities.

This eighth edition of The Complete Directory for Pediatric Disorders provides current, understandable medical information, resources and support services for 212 pediatric disorders. A winner of the 17th Annual National Health Information Awards “Honoring the Nation's Best Consumer Health Information Programs and Materials,” this reference work provides vital information for afflicted children and their support network, including family, friends, and medical professionals.

The 212 disorders in this directory have been determined to be most prevalent in the pediatric population, ages 0-18. They include both physical and mental conditions, and range from life- threatening cancers to less serious disorders such as anxiety, allergies, and nightmares

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Disorders by Biologic System

Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event

Fact and Figures

Section I: Pediatric Disorders

Section II: General Resources

Section III: The Human Body

Section IV: Glossary

Section V: Guidelines for Additional Resources

Section VI: Indexes

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"The Complete Directory for Pediatric Disorders is a valuable resource for medical, consumer health, and large public libraries."

"This type of reference should be widely available—in general and medical libraries, pediatricians' offices, and anywhere children receive care and service… This is a valuable resource for anyone wishing to provide parents and caregivers with an understandable description of any of the disorders included, and information about support groups and available resources… This directory will continue to serve its intended audience very well."
-Doody Publishing

"Since this volume has arrived at the Clearinghouse, it has been used almost daily. If you operate a consumer health library, this reference book is highly recommended."
-Illinois Early Childhood Intervention Clearinghouse

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