"Those desiring concise, practical guidance will appreciate the straightforward nature of this no-nonsense resource." Publishers Weekly
"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]
"Thankfully, all informationincluding the detailed Home Care Adviceis 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
"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
"Pediatrician Schmitt is on hand with a step-by-step guide on handling common illnesses and injuries. Schmitt includes information on symptoms, contagious conditions, when to return to school, and drug dosage based on weight." —Library Journal's Best Books of 2011 (Parenting)
About the Author
Barton D. Schmitt: Barton D. Schmitt is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and medical director of the After-Hours Call Center at Children's Hospital Colorado. Dr. Schmitt is the author of Pediatric Telephone Protocols: Office Version, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and Your Child's Health (Bantam Books). Dr Schmitt has received several awards, including the C. Anderson Aldrich Award for contributions in child development and the Education Award for contributions in pediatric education, both from AAP.