Preveiw The Total Parent Book

Chapters

Part 1 New Baby Care

  • Chapter 1 The First Year 16
  • Chapter 2 Fever 31
  • Chapter 3 Finding a Good Doctor 47
  • Chapter 4 Immunizations 50
  • Chapter 5 Postpartum Depression 60

Part 2 When your Child is Sick or Injured

  • Chapter 6 Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, and Diarrhea 66
  • Chapter 7 Bites, Bugs, Worms, and Stings 79
  • Chapter 8 Bone and Muscle Injuries 87
  • Chapter 9 Burns 108
  • Chapter 10 Difficult Breathing and Cough 113
  • Chapter 11 Cuts and Bruises 124
  • Chapter 12 Earaches and Nose and Throat Problems 129
  • Chapter 13 Eye Problems 137
  • Chapter 14 Frostbite and Cold Injuries 146
  • Chapter 15 Headaches 148
  • Chapter 16 Head Injuries 153
  • Chapter 17 Heat-Related Illnesses 158
  • Chapter 18 Rashes and Skin Diseases 161
  • Chapter 19 Seizures 180
  • Chapter 20 Tooth Problems and Injuries 185

Part 3 Childhood Diseases and Disorders

  • Chapter 21 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 190
  • Chapter 22 Allergies and Allergic Reactions 195
  • Chapter 23 Asthma 199
  • Chapter 24 Autism Spectrum Disorders 208
  • Chapter 25 Behavioral Problems 215
  • Chapter 26 Childhood Cancers 224
  • Chapter 27 Cystic Fibrosis 230
  • Chapter 28 Developmental Problems 232
  • Chapter 29 Diabetes 237
  • Chapter 30 Dyslexia 241
  • Chapter 31 Heart Problems 247
  • Chapter 32 Obesity in Children 255
  • Chapter 33 Sickle-Cell Anemia 260
  • Chapter 34 Urinary and Genital Problems 264

Part 4 Keeping your Child Safe

  • Chapter 35 Preventable Deaths in Children 270
  • Chapter 36 Choking 285
  • Chapter 37 CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and Cardiac Arrest 291
  • Chapter 38 Internet Safety for Children 299
  • Chapter 39 My Child Is Lost 305
  • Chapter 40 Keeping Your Child Safe in a Hospital 311
  • Chapter 41 Baby-Sitter Tips 315
  • Chapter 42 Poisoning and Overdoses 320
  • Chapter 43 Drug and Alcohol Abuse 326
  • Chapter 44 Child and Sexual Abuse 333

Part 5 Educational Success

  • Chapter 45 Secrets to Raising a Succesful Student 340
  • Chapter 46 Tips for Educating Your Child Every Day 348

Part 6 Parenting

  • Chapter 47 Teaching Values and Character 356
  • Chapter 48 Parenting Techniques and Skills 365
  • Chapter 49 Teaching Your Kids Skills for Social Success 371

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About Dr. Ron Kurzejka

About Dr Ron Kurzejka smDr. Ron Kurzejka, M.D., Medical Director for a busy Chicago area E.R. and Trauma Center, is an author, educator, speaker, husband and father of five children, with more than 25 years experience practicing medicine. During that time Dr. K has seen thousands of patients and parents whom he has treated and advised. This experience coupled with a decade of intensive research into childhood health and development resulted in The Total Parent, a complete guide to parenting children from birth through the teenage years.
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