This section was designed to provide parents with a brief, practical overview of common childhood medical problems. It is not intended to substitute for the advice of your physician, but may save unnecessary worry or confusion regarding many pediatric medical issues.
The majority of this section consists of medical topics and treatments, listed alphabetically and followed by a dosage chart for common medicines and a suggested reading list for parents. The materials presented here have been endorsed by the primary care physicians of SHARP, Inc. We hope they are helpful to you. Handbook revised 8/2011