Smart Medicine for a Healthier Childby Janet Zand, Robert Rountree, Rachel Walton
Revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the latest thinking and information on children's health issues, Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child enables parents to combine the best of conventional and alternative approaches. Part One explains the full spectrum of techniques that can be employed to effectively treat childhood health problems, providing an overview of the history, fundamentals, and uses of conventional medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy, acupressure, diet, and nutritional supplementation. Part Two contains a comprehensive A-to-Z guide to the various health problems of childhood, from acne to chickenpox to thumb-sucking. Finally, Part Three offers guidance on using the therapies and procedures suggested in Part Two, from locating acupressure points to preparing herbal remedies.
Written by a naturopathic physician, a medical doctor, and a pediatric nurse, this unique book gives parents easy access to current information and advice regarding their children's health and acts as a bridge between time-honored healing systems and mainstream medicine. Illustrated with line art.
- Penguin Publishing Group
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- Revised and Updated
- Sales rank:
- Product dimensions:
- 8.55(w) x 10.95(h) x 1.24(d)
- Age Range:
- 18 Years
Meet the Author
Janet Zand, LAc, OMD, has been a practitioner of natural medicine for the past twenty years.
Robert Rountree, M.D., is a board-certified practitioner of family medicine who has done extensive postgraduate work in nutritional and herbal pharmacology. His practice incorporates traditional family medicine, nutrition, herbology, and mind-body therapy. Dr. Rountree is also a certified master practitioner of neurolinguistic programming.
Rachel Walton, R.N., M.S., is a pediatric nurse with a master's degree in child-health nursing.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews
This is a great reference book with practical ideas. It tells you the common sense things that doctors usually forget to mention. I've used it successfully with my children and myself.It's a great gift for new mothers.
This is the best way to gather three perspectives to get your children healthy quickly and with limited pharma needs. I appreciate learning the conventional, homeopathic and herbal ways to address each ailment. WIth this book, I am an informed health advocate for my kids. This is my first resource when dealing with a sick child.