Previous editions of "The Child Surveillance Handbook" have built its reputation as the essential reference guide for GPs, health visitors and other members of the healthcare team in primary care. Now thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition remains the authoritative guide to child surveillance - promoting the health, welfare and life chances of children.
Child health promotion programmes. Communication and consultation. Mental health, temperament and behaviour. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Targeting services to specific needs. Nutrition. Growth. Prevention of infectious diseases. Screening, surveillance, monitoring and assessment. Birth to 6 months. 6 to 12 months. 1 to 2 years. 2 to 5 years. Common behavioural and management problems. Families and children with special needs. Appendices.