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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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The percentage of surveyed pediatricians who advise exclusive breastfeeding during the first month rose from 66% in 1995 to 75% in 2014 (P less than .
Mohammad Al-Sadah, medical director of a private hospital, said there were hospitals not providing treatment on weekends because they do not have pediatricians on duty.
Leger, and Moore (1997) used the disaggregated number of pediatricians and obstetricians in addition to the total number of physicians from 18 developed countries and showed pediatrician density had an adverse effect on infant and perinatal mortality rates.
Most pediatricians and family physicians reported having some families refuse vaccines, and 4% of family physicians and 21% of pediatricians reported dismissal of these families from their practices, findings of a survey showed.
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Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), through funding from the Centers for Disease Control engaged Family Voices in a partnership to learn more about ways families and pediatricians can work together to improve the preparedness of families for emergencies/disasters.
US pediatricians and public health officials worry about diseases, such as polio, that have been eradicated in the US for over 30 years, yet still exist in a few countries in Asia and Africa.
Hispanic children are diagnosed with autism less often and later than other children, and a recent study looked at the role pediatricians may play in the delay.
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In Andalusia (Spain), pediatricians are the main formal counseling source about children's development and education.
Most respondents to a national survey of pediatricians who treat adolescents said that they talked with these patients about sexual health and high-risk behaviors during routine visits, but many did not offer the counseling and services necessary to help them protect their reproductive health.
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