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Would you like to know more about a particular childhood illness? Or perhaps about a diagnostic test or therapeutic procedure that has been recommended for your child? Maybe you're seeking some advice on how to prepare your child for surgery so you can ease his/her apprehension. Our Child Health Library offers easy-to-understand information on a wide range of pediatric health and medical topics.

For an explanation of a medical condition, for example, you will find:

  • What it is
  • Its symptoms
  • How the condition is diagnosed
  • Available treatment options
  • Prevention suggestions
  • and other relevant information

By the way, when you go to a particular topic, you'll note that we provide you with links to the related medical and surgical specialty listed in Our Healthcare Services.

THE HEALTH LIBRARY DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE.

The Health Library is for information only. The contents of the Health Library, such as graphics, images, text, quoted information and all other materials ("Content") are provided for reference only, do not claim to be complete or exhaustive or to be applicable to any particular individual's medical condition. Users should always consult with a qualified and licensed physician or other medical care provider. Users are warned to follow the advice of their physicians without delay regardless of anything read in this Health Library. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital assumes no duty to correct or update the Content nor to resolve or clarify any inconsistent information which may be a part of the Content. Reliance on any Content is solely at the User's risk.

The Health Library may contain health or medically related materials considered sexually explicit. Users are warned that if they may be offended by such Content, an alternate source of information should be found.

Publication of information or reference in The Health Library to specific sources such as specific products, procedures, physicians, treatments, or diagnoses are for information only and are not endorsements of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

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