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Parent's Complete Guide to Ear Infections / Edition 1
     

Parent's Complete Guide to Ear Infections / Edition 1

by Alan R. Greene
 

ISBN-10: 1882606299

ISBN-13: 9781882606290

Pub. Date: 09/15/1997

Publisher: People's Medical Society

The Parent's Complete Guide to Ear Infections
is a one-stop guide to one of the most common and bothersome ailments of childhood. Easy to read and positive in tone, it provides the answers you need, from basic anatomy of the ear to why a child's ear becomes easily and frequently infected. Here is valuable information on the most

Overview

The Parent's Complete Guide to Ear Infections
is a one-stop guide to one of the most common and bothersome ailments of childhood. Easy to read and positive in tone, it provides the answers you need, from basic anatomy of the ear to why a child's ear becomes easily and frequently infected. Here is valuable information on the most up-to-the-minute treatment options available and how to help prevent ear infections from recurring:

  • What causes ear infections?

  • How they are diagnosed

  • The best (and appropriate) treatments

  • When to consider surgery

  • How to recognize complications of ear infections

  • Everything you need to know about different kinds of antibiotics

  • How to tell if your child needs ear tubes

  • And many more parent-empowering facts

"All parents of young children should invest in a copy of this book. Their child's hearing may depend on it."(— Nutritional Health Review)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781882606290
Publisher:
People's Medical Society
Publication date:
09/15/1997
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: Why an Entire Book on Ear Infections?xi
1The Normal Ear1
2What Is an Ear Infection?6
3What Causes Ear Infections?9
4Who Gets Ear Infections and Why?17
5Diagnosis35
6Initial Treatment53
7Alternative Treatments92
8Ongoing Treatment104
9Surgical Therapies119
10Complications145
11Prevention164
Epilogue178
Glossary179
Index195

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