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The Biology of Child Health : A Reader in Development and Assessment - Sarah Neill

The Biology of Child Health

A Reader in Development and Assessment


Published: 22nd July 2004
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All health care professionals involved in the care of children, well or sick, need an understanding of the biological processes underpinning child development. This text presents information covering many of the key aspects of the biology of child health from conception to adolescence. Explicit links are made between physiological development and the assessment of the child's health. This important text is a key resource for all students and professionals working in the area.

Before life begins : preconceptual influences on child healthp. 1
Inheritance and child healthp. 22
Central nervous system developmentp. 54
The development of movementp. 87
The respiratory system in infancy and early childhoodp. 122
Internal transport : blood and haemostasisp. 154
Internal transport : heart and circulationp. 182
Feeding the body in childhoodp. 208
Control of body fluids in childhoodp. 242
Protecting the body from infection during childhoodp. 280
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ISBN: 9780333776360
ISBN-10: 0333776364
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 22nd July 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1