This comprehensive, up-to-date directory provides parents and caregivers with comprehensive and useful information about common Pediatric Conditions, Disorders, Diseases and Disabilities.
Completely updated for 2012, this edition offers new information on Childhood Stress & ACE Scoring, the most Costly Childhood Conditions, along with the latest medical information and treatment options, hundreds of new resources, and a complete review by medical experts to make sure you have access to the most accurate and up-to-date information.
The Complete Directory for Pediatric Disorders offers immediate access to detailed information and important resources for hundreds of pediatric and adolescent conditions, including:
Bone & Spinal Disorders
Brain Defects & Abnormalities
Congenital Heart Defects
Pediatric Tumors & Cancers
The Complete Directory for Pediatric Disorders is an extraordinarily useful reference tool for Hospital Discharge Coordinators, Social Service Departments, State and Local Agencies and a helpful guide in Public Library reference collections.
This carefully written directory is divided into four sections:
Section I: Disorder Descriptions:
Offers understandable Descriptions and Synonyms of more than 200 Disorders, Diseases and Disabilities. After each Disorder Description, a listing of Disorder-Specific Resources is provided to easily locate relevant sources of information. These resources include National Agencies and Associations, State Associations, Research Centers, Support Groups, Hotlines, Books and Periodicals.
Section II: Descriptions of Major Bodily Systems:
Provides the reader with general background information on Major Bodily Systems.
Section III: General Resources:
Provides immediate access to National Agencies & Associations, State Associations, Online Services, Libraries and Resource Centers, Research Centers, Support Groups and Hotlines, Camps, Books and Periodicals. In addition to contact information, web site and e-mail addresses are provided where available.
Section IV: Indexes:
The Complete Directory for Pediatric Disorders also includes three indexes: Entry Index, Subject Index and Geographic Index. Also included is a Glossary of Medical Prefixes, Suffixes and Roots.
For ease of use, each entry is cross-referenced to appropriate listings in other sections.
Whether in print or online, the completely updated Complete Directory for Pediatric Disorders will provide immediate access to information crucial to families and caregivers when coping with children's illnesses.
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