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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 UCSF Pediatric Heart Center is an integrated program offering comprehensive, patient-centered cardiac care to infants, children, and adolescents with heart disease.
They conducted the survey to assess anecdotal evidence that patients experience long wait times to see a pediatric dermatologist.
Finally, Pediatric argued that the doctrine of equitable estoppel prevented the IRS's collection of the deficiency.
Rather than being paralyzed by the enormity of the problem and its many barriers, we must attack the scourge that is pediatric HIV/AIDS because it is difficult.
We compared the effectiveness of both the Ambu and the small Laerdal pediatric face masks in helping deliver ventilation to all 10 patients in each group.
Among the 137 practices that had at least one physician who reported seeing adolescents and were not missing office staff or physician responses to service provision questions in either the mail or the telephone survey, significantly greater proportions of family medicine and internal medicine practices (71-97%) than of pediatric practices (43-80%) reported that pelvic examinations, contraceptive services and STD testing were available to adolescents.
Other pediatric sub-specialists are being offered comparably lofty sums.
The court decision picked up on plaintiffs' argument that the FDAMA and the BPCA set up voluntary programs for pediatric studies of drugs and incentives for those studies when drugs were not explicitly marketed for children's use.
The Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics program is designed to improve the process of monitoring the quality of care given to children and to ensure that emergency rooms in Los Angeles County have the proper equipment and training for nurses.
Inadequate management of pain is a significant problem in all aspects of pediatric care," the report states.
It is predicted that Pediatric proprietary vaccines will lead the segment with little less than 60% market share by 2015.
This thorough online course offers an authoritative resource for specialized knowledge and expertise in pediatric nursing," said Shirley Wiggins PhD, RN, President, Society of Pediatric Nurses.

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