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paediatrics

(chiefly US), pediatrics
the branch of medical science concerned with children and their diseases
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But the Welsh Government says it encourages paediatricians to apply for grants and work with other child health professionals to contribute to a "vibrant research environment".
If a fever persists in a child older than 1 year for longer than 24 hours, even if there are no other symptoms, call the paediatrician.
Aside from the development of a network of paediatricians in the UAE, the strategic alliance will improve the practice of paediatric care across the emirates, by aligning it with the best and latest international care standards and guidelines.
Of those complaints seven were about paediatricians involving issues to do with child protection.
Just 20 per cent of all paediatricians in the West Midlands currently work in child protection, where they can be called on to offer advice to social services about alleged abuse cases.
The Legal Services Commission will fund legal action by parents, whose children were removed because of the abuse accusations by paediatricians.
Doctors claim a climate of vilification is causing paediatricians to shy away from diagnosing child abuse, some of which will be well-founded.
Both paediatricians had doubted the "explanation of accidental injury" - and "set a hare running", said the judge.
It's said that paediatricians are now wary of participating in cases of alleged child abuse because of a hate campaign in the wake of the overturning of Sally Clark and Angela Canning's convictions.