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paediatrician

(chiefly US), pediatrician
a medical practitioner who specializes in paediatrics

pediatrician

[‚pēd·ē·ə′trish·ən]
(medicine)
A physician who specializes in pediatrics.
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When asked about ways pediatricians can help families to prepare for emergencies/disasters, families provided the following suggestions:
An overwhelming majority of pediatricians (71 percent) say all baby formulas, as regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are the same, including Store Brand Formulas, which cost a fraction of the higher priced brands.
Published in the September issue of Pediatrics, the study of about 270 California doctors found only about one in 10 pediatricians were performing recommended developmental screenings in Spanish.
Forty-four psychiatrists at a large public hospital - the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center (LAC+USC) - scored worse than did 48 pediatricians there on the Maslach Burnout Inventory questionnaire.
In a mailed questionnaire, a randomly selected sample of practicing pediatricians provided information on their demographic characteristics; their main practice location and its services; and their procedures regarding confidentiality, STD testing, counseling and assessment of high-risk behaviors (unprotected sex, past STD diagnosis and multiple sexual partners).
The overwhelming positive response of these pediatricians to the value of the course (4.
In 60-ies Russian pediatricians first marked the children health problem as the factor of national security, which resulted by standing social pediatrics out as separate science discipline.
The grant will also fund an oral health preceptorship program, which provides pediatricians in underserved areas with the support to promote oral health for the most vulnerable children.
However, it is not disease-specific knowledge and training that are the overriding concerns for pediatricians or internists as they help patients make the transition to adult care, she said.
All the pediatricians in the valley on the medical staff of the hospital unanimously support him and respect his integrity and quality of medical care for premature babies," said Dr.
Pediatricians do not readily get added to that list, but they will have an important role to play if an attack occurs, because of the special treatment needs of children.