Minor illness in the under fives: A guide for health visitors

Minor illness in the under fives: A guide for health visitors

by Gina Johnson


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This small, practical book explains how health professionals can assess a sick child. It includes home care advice, referral criteria and prescribing information. Written by the UK's leading expert in minor illness, it provides concise, evidence-based advice to guide their management. It was last updated in March 2021.
A health professional who is equipped with a thermometer and a torch will be able to use the simple techniques and guidance in this book to assess a small child with a minor illness.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781507693650
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/06/2015
Pages: 116
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.24(d)

About the Author

Gina has been a GP in Luton, England since 1983, and also spent eleven years as a Clinical Assistant in Paediatrics. Since 1997 she has designed and presented educational courses for nurses in the management of minor illness. With her colleague, Ian Hill-Smith, she developed the National Minor Illness Centre, which offers diploma courses accredited by the Royal College of Nursing. Gina and Ian are joint editors of the best-selling Minor Illness Manual, now in its fourth edition. They write and present face-to-face and e-learning courses on minor illness for health visitors, nurses, pharmacists and paramedics.

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