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Babies artificial respiration 293 barotrauma 102, 102 breathing 110 choking 295, 295 coughing 108 when feeding 61 with vomiting 57 cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) 297, 297 crying excessively

52-53 diarrhoea 58-59 faeces 59, 125 febrile convulsions 55 feeding 60-61 fever 54-55

growth charts for 26-27 hair 82 hearing 104 immunization 37 newborn see Newborn babies pulse, checking 290, 290 recovery position 292, 292

screening 36, 36 skin 64-65 sleep 50-51 sore throats 107 speech development 93

teething 53, 115 vision 101, 101 vomiting 56-57 weight gain excessive 74 slow 62-63 Back problems 238-239 in children 134-135 in pregnancy 284 Balance 15 in children 87 and the ear 162, 162 Balanitis 244 Bald patches 177 in children 82 see also Thinning hair Barium contrast X-rays 40, 40

Barrier methods 277

Barotrauma 193 in adults 190

with tinnitus 192 in children 102, 102 and hearing problems 104

Bedwetting 129, 129 in adults 242 women 258 Bell's palsy 168 Behaviour problems adolescents 140-141 children 94-95 see also Mental health Beta blockers 307 Biopsies 38, 38

skin 183 Birth control see Contraception Birthmarks 64 Bisexuality 251 Bites and stings 80 allergic reactions 33 first aid for 302, 302 Bladder 18, 18

see also Urinary tract infections Bladder control problems in children 128-129 in men 242-243 in women 258-259 Bleeding, first aid for

299, 299 Blepharitis 187 in children 99 Blisters in adults facial 180 genital area 227 on the penis 227, 244 rash of 178 in children 78 in the mouth 113 Blocked nose see Runny or blocked nose Blood coughing up 155 on faeces in adults 222

with weight loss 149 in children 122, 125 in the placenta 22, 22 in semen 247 in sputum 149 in urine 224 in vomit 210

with faintness 161 Blood clots see Deep vein thrombosis; Pulmonary embolism; Transient ischaemic attack

Blood oxygen 201, 201 Blood pressure 36, 36 Blood tests 38 Boils and adults, ears 193 and children 85 ears 102 Bone densitometry 239,

239 Bones 10, 10

broken see Fractures in children 133

and back pain 135 and exercise 29 growth 24, 24 in menopause 21, 21 Bottle-feeding 286 of breast-fed baby 60 and feeding problems 61 and gastroenteritis 56 making-up feeds 50 and weight gain 74 slow 62-63 Bowel control 128

and back injuries 134 Boys genital problems

130-131 growth charts for

26-27 puberty 19, 19, 142 Brain 14, 14

development 24, 24 and exercise 29 Breast cancer 256-257 in males 142 screening for 36, 39 Breast lumps 256-257

in breast-feeding 287 Breast problems 256-257 and pregnancy 286-287 Breast-feeding 286-287 and absence of periods 260

and diarrhoea in babies 58

feeding problems 60-61 HIV transmission in 148 and weight gain (baby's) 74

slow 62-63 and weight (mother's) 279 Breasts 21, 21

development in males 142 in puberty 143 Breath-holding attacks 86, 87

as parent manipulation 95

Breathing 13, 13 Breathing problems in babies 110

with fever 54 in children 110-111 asthma 111 with fever 76 with mouth swelling 112

noisy and rapid breathing 108 see also Shortness of breath Breathing rate, checking 110

Bronchiolitis 110

with vomiting 57 Bronchitis 154

with chest pain 202 with coughing 199

Bronchodilators 307 Bronchoscopy 199, 199 Bulimia nervosa 139 Bunions 237

Burns, first aid for 299, 299 Burping babies 52

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