Understanding and Managing your Child's Food Allergies

Understanding and Managing your Child's Food Allergies

Book - 2006
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"In this empathetic and comprehensive guide, Dr. Scott H. Sicherer, a specialist in pediatric food allergies, gives parents the information they need to manage their children's health and quality of life. He describes why children develop food allergy, the symptoms of food allergy (affecting the skin, the gastrointestinal tract, and the respiratory system), and the role of food allergy in behavioral problems and developmental disabilities. Parents will learn how to recognize emergency situations, how to get the most out of a visit with an allergist, what allergy test results mean, and how to protect their children -- at home, at school, at summer camp, and in restaurants" -- publisher description (January 2007).
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9780801884917
Branch Call Number: 618.9297 Sic
Characteristics: xiii, 312 p. : ill., form ; 25 cm.


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