pediatrician


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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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Data for physician and pediatrician totals were obtained from the Survey of Physicians, Dentists, and Pharmacologists (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare 2013), which is conducted every 2 years by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
They conducted a nationally representative survey of family physicians and pediatricians with multivariable analysis.
Kudos to AAP and CDC for encouraging pediatricians to raise the issue of preparedness with families and for partnering with Family Voices to include the all-important perspective of families themselves in this project.
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.
In both the in-office and outside specialist programs, the pediatrician was updated on the patient's care and could prescribe medication for the child when necessary.
When the pediatrician examined him, the infant's temperature was 100.
In this hypothetical situation, each pediatrician in the sample (n=26) gives the same advice as his or her colleagues.
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 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.
Pediatrician (adjuvant), Pediatric Emergency Room, General Hospital, Washington, D.
Helen Binns, a pediatrician at Children's Memorial Hospital, who specializes in treating children with lead, did a study a couple of years ago on how well the assessment questionnaire in Illinois worked.
As a Founding Member of the Doulas of North America (DONA) and as Ohio Pediatrician of the Year, many credit Dr.