The Child Surveillance Handbook Third Edition:
David Hall, Jonathan Williams and David Elliman,
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
Radcliffe Publishing 2009
356 pages (approx)
Previous editions of the Handbook have built its reputation as the definitive guide to using child surveillance to promote the health, welfare and life chances of children. This new edition remains as authoritative as ever, whilst encompassing recent developments in the field, new research and evolving Government policy. It remains the essential child surveillance reference for GPs, general practice trainees, primary care nurses, health visitors, paediatricians and child mental health staff.
Reviews of previous editions:
‘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
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