My Child Is Sick!: Expert Advice for Managing Common Illnesses and Injuries


Product Details

$16.95  $15.59
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publish Date
September 13, 2016
5.4 X 8.3 X 0.9 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author

Barton D. Schmitt, MD, FAAP, is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and medical director of the After-Hours Call Center at The Children's Hospital in Colorado.


"An immensely helpful medical guide that won't just sit on the shelf . . . an excellent resource that will help all parents rest a little easier at night."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"This is a valuable and well-organized book that should be on the ready-reference shelf of every family home."--Library Journal
"Those desiring concise, practical guidance will appreciate the straightforward nature of this no-nonsense resource."--Publishers Weekly
"Helps parents and caregivers identify symptoms of everyday childhood maladies. . . . Thankfully, all information--including the detailed Care Advice--is presented in clear checklist style. Such visual organization will be a blessing to parents, especially for those unavoidable moments of panic in the middle of the night."--BookPage
"My Child Is Sick! had guidance faster than I could google it . . . it's a no-frills guide that doesn't mess around with anecdotes or fancy writing when all you want to know is how worried you should be."--The Tampa Tribune
"Chapters pertaining to the body part that 'hurts' offer easy-to-follow advice on how to treat ailments at home and when it's time to call the doctor."--Scholastic Parent & Child