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pe·di·at·ric

(pē'dē-at'rik),
Relating to pediatrics.
[G. pais (paid-), child, + iatrikos, relating to medicine]

pediatric

/pe·di·at·ric/ (pe″de-at´rik) pertaining to the health of children.

pediatric

[pē′dē·at′rik]
Etymology: Gk, pais, child, iatreia, treatment
pertaining to preventive and primary health care and treatment of children and the study of childhood diseases.

pe·di·at·ric

(pē'dē-at'rik)
Relating to health care in children.
Synonym(s): paediatric.
[G. pais ( child, + iatrikos, relating to medicine]

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Q. How can I prevent baby caries? Hi, I’m pregnant on my 34 week and my older son had baby caries, I would like to prevent that this time.

A. You can buy or sometimes get from your dentist a special toothpaste for infants to rub on thier teeth and gums.

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The United States pediatric vaccines are expected to remain highly active in the future, fueled by the encouragement and financing from Governments and other health organizations.
Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Orientation is a comprehensive and interactive online course that prepares nursing professionals to care for the highly specialized pediatric patient population.
In addition, treatment programs must address the critical shortage in almost every setting of professionals trained in pediatric care and treatment, with a clear recognition that children are not merely "small adults.
The purpose of this article is to highlight the potential difficulties that are encountered during basic resuscitation of laryngectomized patients and to report our assessment of the two types of pediatric face mask in ventilating such patients.
According to the telephone interviews, significantly higher proportions of pediatric (100%) and family medicine (93%) practices than of internal medicine practices (57%) saw adolescent patients.
Fasnacht says academic hospitals are now offering salaries of a minimum of $200,000 to pediatric anesthesiologists and some are going as high as $275,000.
Under the Pediatric Rule, even when a drug is developed with no intended pediatric use, manufacturers, before introducing the drug, would have to test the drug on children.
All of the old pediatric equipment in the emergency room was replaced with new state-of-the-art supplies and every nurse took a course and received certification in pediatric nursing.
Grantee institutions must have the clinical pediatric specialties and subspecialties, and the discrete clinical and research facilities sufficient to meet the purposes of the CHRCDA program, namely, to bridge clinical pediatric training with a career in basic and/or clinical research relevant to child health.
The conference, whose sponsors included the World Health Organization and Timmy Offsay's parents, brought together 19 pediatric pain experts to forge guidelines for managing pain in children with cancer.
DTP are the most utilized vaccines in the pediatric vaccines market which contributed less than 10,000 Million doses in 2011.
The United States and Europe: Major Markets for Pediatric Drugs II-5

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