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Author Kamat, Deepak M., author

Title Textbook of global child health / Deepak M. Kamat, Philip R. Fischer
Published [Elk Grove Village, IL] : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 856 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series NONE
Contents Understanding principles of global child health -- Reality of child mortality -- Poverty, politics, war, and health -- Medical anthropology -- Cultural sensitivity, awareness, and competency in pediatric practice -- International law and health -- Maltreatment and advocacy -- Environmental hazards -- Medical work in resource-limited countries -- Disaster relief -- Caring for pediatric travelers and immigrants -- Travel clinics -- Pretravel care -- Adolescent travelers without parents -- Immunization for travelers -- Traveler's diarrhea -- Injury prevention -- Insect bite prevention -- Ill-returned traveler -- International adoption -- Care of immigrants -- Practicing pediatrics in resource-limited countries -- Newborn care -- Promoting early child development -- Malnutrition -- Fever -- Gastrointestinal infections -- Respiratory conditions -- Dermatology -- Bites and stings -- HIV and AIDS -- Infection control
Summary Developed by more than 40 leading global child health experts, this all-new, first-of-its-kind textbook is a comprehensive reference tool that combines travel medicine, practicing medicine in other countries; and review of diseases endemic in the tropics and resource-limited areas. This textbook begins by presenting foundational information to build understanding of disease, health, medicine, culture, law, and the environment. It provides information for health care practitioners on preparing families traveling with children. Finally, health and illness are discuss
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Child health services.
Child Health Services.
Global Health.
International Cooperation.
Pediatrics -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Fischer, Philip R., author
American Academy of Pediatrics, issuing body
LC no. 2010909673
ISBN 1283835746
158110524X (electronic bk.)
9781581105247 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Global child health