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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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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 13, 2019-: 2019 Pediatricians Market - Global (USA, UK, APAC) Analysis And 2021 Forecast Report
The plan, which depends on the number of doctors that will apply from each district, aims to have two GPs and two pediatricians on duty in the Nicosia, Limassol and Larnaca districts; two GPs and one pediatrician in Paphos; and one of each in Famagusta, Polis Chryochous and Troodos regions.
As infancy rolls into toddlerhood and beyond, there is usually one constant in the busy lives of new families: the pediatrician. Children visit their pediatricians at regular intervals, and these doctors are invaluable sources of support and care.
MONDAY, July 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Pediatricians should play a role in advocating to redress biases and inequalities in the health system and other systems, according to a policy statement published online July 29 in Pediatrics.
A guidelines-based educational program on treating acne in teenagers has led to significant improvements in pediatricians' management of the condition and decreased referrals to dermatologists, new research suggests.
The increasing number of child deaths is due to the shortage of pediatricians, doctors have said.
Because these models are not yet the norm, MH service enhancement requires partnerships characterized by regular communication between pediatricians and off-site or colocated MH specialists (American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2010; Pidano, Kimmelblatt, & Neace, 2011).
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.
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.