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Child health

Elizabeth Mason, Olivier Fontaine, Bernadette Daelmans, Rajiv Bahl, Cynthia Boschi-Pinto and Jose Martines.

in Oxford Textbook of Public Health

September 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Paediatrics; Public Health. 14845 words.

This chapter focuses on the health status of children, particularly those less than five years of age—the main health risks faced by this age group and the interventions that promote their...

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Child health promotion— focus on parents

David M. B. Hall and David Elliman.

in Health for all Children

September 2006; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Paediatrics; Public Health. 8545 words.

Chapter 2 gives an overview of activities involved in promoting child health, stresses the importance of a holistic approach to working with families, introduces concepts of ...

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Child health promotion—opportunities for primary prevention

David M. B. Hall and David Elliman.

in Health for all Children

September 2006; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Paediatrics; Public Health. 10123 words.

Chapter 4 reviews ways of reducing the incidence of infectious diseases (including immunization), reducing the risk of sudden infant death, ways of reducing parental ...

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Child protection programme

David M. B. Hall and David Elliman.

in Health for all Children

September 2006; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Paediatrics; Public Health. 9294 words.

Chapter 15 reviews the Children Act 1989, the role of health professionals in child protection, duties of Area Child Protection Committee, designated and named doctor and ...

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Children in special circumstances

David M. B. Hall and David Elliman.

in Health for all Children

September 2006; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Paediatrics; Public Health. 4262 words.

Chapter 16 considers the needs of children in special circumstances, including ssylum seekers, refugees, and international adoptions, entitlements, emotional health and ...

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Children with disabilities and special educational needs

David M. B. Hall and David Elliman.

in Health for all Children

September 2006; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Paediatrics; Public Health. 4644 words.

Chapter 14 reviews the legislative framework for children with disabilities and special educational needs, statutory duties and underlying principles, joint agency working, ...

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Growth monitoring and nutrition

David M. B. Hall and David Elliman.

in Health for all Children

September 2006; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Paediatrics; Public Health. 9506 words.

Chapter 8 reviews the value of growth monitoring (GM), outlines the reasons why GM may be useful, describes the requirements for successful GM, makes recommendations for GM, ...

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Health for <i>all</i> children?

David M. B. Hall and David Elliman.

in Health for all Children

September 2006; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Paediatrics; Public Health. 8726 words.

Chapter 1 summarizes the evolution of the concepts underpinning preventive child health programmes, describes the origins and definitions of the terms ‘child health ...

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Health for all Children

David M B Hall and David Elliman.

September 2006; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Paediatrics; Public Health. 424 pages.

This established and successful resource continues to be essential reading for all health professionals who work with children, whether in the community or at the receiving end of...

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Health promotion and health care for school-age children and young people

David M. B. Hall and David Elliman.

in Health for all Children

September 2006; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Paediatrics; Public Health. 7157 words.

Chapter 5 reviews the changing needs of health care for school-age children, a needs-based approach, the views of children and young people about their concerns and ...

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