Germ Proof your Kids
The Complete Guide to Protecting (without Overprotecting) your Family From InfectionsBook - 2008
Parents' anxiety about their children contracting vicious germs and untreatable diseases is understandable. The news is filled with stories of resistant "superbugs", contaminated hamburger and spinach, bird flu, "flesh-eating" germs, and the West Nile Virus. In a world seemingly full of microscopic danger, where can concerned parents turn to protect their kids? Here, a respected pediatrician and infectious diseases expert brings common sense and real science to answer parents' most pressing questions about the warfare that germs are waging on their children. This book offers an accessible, comprehensive handbook for parents and physicians. By combining the latest scientific findings on disease prevention and treatment with Grandma's ages-old wisdom, Dr. Rotbart demystifies childhood infections.--From publisher description.
Publisher: Washington, DC : ASM Press, c2008.
Branch Call Number: QW 4 R842g 2008
Characteristics: xiii, 380 p. ; 26 cm.