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New from and the AAP! My Child Is Sick! Expert Advice for Managing Common Illnesses and Injuries, 2nd edition, by Barton D. Schmitt, MD, FAAP.

With cold and flu season upon us, runny noses, coughs, fevers, and more are almost inevitable. It can be hard to know when to call the doctor and when you can safely treat your child at home. When you're trying to make this decision, you need advice you can trust.

My Child Is Sick! gives you the information you need to make the best decision about your child's health quickly and with confidence. You'll have access to the same guidelines used by doctors and nurses on pediatric help lines all over the country—proven advice that has been tested for 25 years on more than 300 million phone calls. Dr. Schmitt lays out easy-to-understand decision charts, detailing symptoms and severity, and the appropriate response.

With this essential guide at your fingertips, you'll rest easy knowing you've made the right call.

Now through October 15, 2016, we're offering a FREE 34-page digital excerpt from My Child Is Sick!

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