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paediatrics

(ˌpiːdɪˈætrɪks) or

pediatrics

n
(Medicine) (functioning as singular) the branch of medical science concerned with children and their diseases
ˌpaediˈatric, ˌpediˈatric adj

pediatrics, paediatrics

the branch of medicine that studies the diseases of children and their treatment. — pediatrician, paediatrician, n.
See also: Children
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paediatrics - the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and childrenpaediatrics - the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
neonatology - that branch of pediatric medicine concerned with the newborn; the diagnosis and treatment of neonates
Translations
عِلْم أمراض الأطْفال
dětské lékařství
pædiatri
gyermekgyógyászat
barnalækningar
pediatraspediatrijavaikų
pediatrija
detské lekárstvopediatria

paediatrics

pediatrics (US) [ˌpiːdɪˈætrɪks] NSINGpediatría f

paediatrics

[ˌpiːdiˈætrɪks] pediatrics (US) npédiatrie f

paediatrics

, (US) pediatrics
nKinderheilkunde f, → Pädiatrie f (spec)

paediatrics

pediatrics (Am) [ˌpiːdɪˈætrɪks] nsgpediatria

paediatrics

(American) pediatrics (piːdiˈӕtriks) noun singular
the study of the illnesses of children.
ˌpaediˈatric adjective
paediatric illnesses.
ˌpaediaˈtrician (-ʃən) noun
a doctor who specializes in treating and studying children's illnesses.
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A survey of nearly 2,000 paediatricians across the UK, conducted by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), found that more than 80% of consultant paediatricians had no "programmed activities" in their job plan for research - and more than half undertook no research work at all.
The American Academy of Paediatricians offers these guidelines: You must call your paediatrician immediately if your infant is age 2 months or younger, with a rectal temperature of 100.
An important factor raised by paediatricians for their stand was the concern that unimmunised children could pose a waiting room danger to infants or sick children who haven't yet been fully vaccinated.
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): For Americans, hot dogs make for the most loved junk food, but according to paediatricians at Johns Hopkins Children's Center they are a choking hazard for young children.
Emirates Paediatric Society (EPS) and the American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) have signed a MoU with the aim of creating a solid network of physicians and paediatricians for the UAE.
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With the help of the media, and I have to say this, there has been a vindictive campaign which has made hate figures out of the paediatricians involved in this kind of work,"
YOUNGSTERS are being put at risk because of a lack of paediatricians willing to work in child protection, experts have warned.
Local authorities were ordered to examine thousands of civil cases where parents had been forced to give up their children for adoption after being accused of abuse on the testimony of paediatricians.
Paediatricians who gave evidence in alleged abuse cases claim they are victims of threats and harassment by groups purporting to support wrongly accused mothers.
People with more exposure to babies are more apt to spot facial differences between the sexes, the researchers concluded--but "why couldn't the paediatricians get it tight?
FOUR children were taken from the care of their Romania parents for a year after two paediatricians gave "wholly mistaken" analyses of the cause of burn injuries one youngster had suffered, a family court judge has said.