Conflicting information in the UK about the swine flu epidemic has left many parents anxious and confused.
In this clear and concise book, leading paediatrician Professor Terence Stephenson presents all of the key facts about swine flu, and explains in plain and simple English what every parent needs to know about the virus, including: * What is swine flu?* Just how dangerous is it?* What are the symptoms?* What treatments are available?* Is swine flu more dangerous in children and, if so, why?* What can we learn from past pandemics?This useful book gives clear guidance for parents and carers in the United Kingdom and also offers simple yet effective tips for helping children to avoid contracting swine flu.
It also includes a full list of Frequently Asked Questions with clear, honest and down-to-earth answers.
This is a must-read book for any parent who feels confused about swine flu, or worried about how best to protect their child, and for anyone working with children.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 160 pages
- Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
- Publication Date: 15/09/2009
- Category: Personal & public health
- ISBN: 9781849050852