Child health promotion programmes. Communication and consultation. Mental health, temperament and behaviour. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Targeting services to specific needs. Nutrition. Growth. Prevention of infectious diseases. Screening, surveillance, monitoring and assessment. Birth to 6 months. 6 to 12 months. 1 to 2 years. 2 to 5 years. Common behavioural and management problems. Families and children with special needs. Appendices.
Respectively Emeritus Professor of Community Paediatrics, University of Sheffield, and Honorary Professor of Paediatrics, University of Cape Town; Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Barnet, Visiting Research Associate, Institute of Psychiatry, London, and Honorary Consultant, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London; Consultant in Community Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London.
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