Previous editions of The Child Surveillance Handbook have built its reputation as the essential reference guide for GPs, health visitors and other members of the healthcare team in primary care. Now thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition remains the authoritative guide to child surveillance - promoting the health, welfare and life chances of children.
About the Author
Respectively Emeritus Professor of Community Paediatrics, University of Sheffield, and Honorary Professor of Paediatrics, University of Cape Town; Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Barnet, Visiting Research Associate, Institute of Psychiatry, London, and Honorary Consultant, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London; Consultant in Community Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London.
I would recommend this handbook to all primary health care staff.' JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY NURSING'An essential reference book.' GP'A well laid-out, helpful guide.' NURSING STANDARD'Should be within easy reach of every baby clinic.' FAMILY MEDICINE
Contents: Child health promotion programmes * Communication and consultation * Mental health, temperament and behaviour * Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children * Targeting services to specific needs * Nutrition * Growth * Prevention of infectious diseases * Screening, surveillance, monitoring and assessment * Birth to 6 months * 6 to 12 months * 1 to 2 years * 2 to 5 years * Common behavioural and management problems * Families and children with special needs * Appendices
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 25th March 2009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 17.15
Weight (kg): 0.75
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition