|The Purpose of this
Calling for help is a natural impulse when your child is sick. This site
was launched in 1997 as a service to the patients in my pediatric
practice, at El Camino Pediatrics.
This information is designed to give guidelines to common pediatric
illnesses and what to do to treat them.
One of the hardest thing for any parent to figure out, is when to call
the doctor, especially in the middle of the night.
What is serious enough that a call or a visit to the doctor is
- What can wait until office hours?
- What can I do now to help my child?
- What problems do I need to watch out for?
Of course, this site or any internet search, is no substitute for a
doctor’s care or advice, but hopefully, after searching this site, you may
be better equipped to understand your child’s illness and be better
prepared to talk to the physician, if necessary. Home page
This is not a guideline for life-threatening emergencies that require a 911
Dr. Christine Wood
Encinitas, CA 92024