the branch of medicine concerned with the development, care, and diseases of babies and children.
- pe·di·at·ric, adjective
- pediatrics , podiatry
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How to use pediatrics in a sentence
“The states made the right decisions, but the optics are awful in appearing to go rogue and undermining the federal agencies,” said Peter Hotez, a professor of pediatrics and molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine.FDA authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna boosters for all adults | Laurie McGinley | November 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Daniel Benjamin, a researcher and pediatrics professor at Duke University, has been keeping close tabs on coronavirus rates in several school districts in North Carolina to study which mitigation measures work.New Florida order makes quarantine optional for asymptomatic children exposed to virus | Moriah Balingit | September 22, 2021 | Washington Post
“A lot of kids access mental health services in school, and not being in school has been a barrier to that,” said Joanna Cohen, associate professor of pediatrics and emergency medicine at Children’s National.Children’s National doctors warn they’re seeing more children with self-harm-related injuries | Perry Stein | April 22, 2021 | Washington Post
We have this multifaceted program that reached parents where they were — from maternity wards into pediatrics offices, into the homes, as well as group sessions.Policymaking Is Not a Science (Yet) (Ep. 405 Rebroadcast) | Stephen J. Dubner | March 25, 2021 | Freakonomics
“We cannot abandon equity because it’s hard to measure and it’s hard to do,” Grace Lee, a committee member and a pediatrics professor at Stanford University’s School of Medicine, said at the time.Essential workers get lost in the vaccine scrum as states prioritize the elderly | Lena H. Sun, Isaac Stanley-Becker, Akilah Johnson | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
The same pediatrics journal notes that 17 states have some form of exception to the standard parental consent requirement.
Seventy-two adults between the ages of 18 and 50 are participating in the trial, led by the pediatrics department at Oxford.
The American Academy of pediatrics advocates for infants to be put to sleep in a bare crib to prevent SIDS.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R. | Russell Saunders | November 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The American Academy of pediatrics has decried it for decades.
In 2011, the American Academy of pediatrics called for an outright ban on use of tanning beds by minors.Wake Up, Parents: Letting Your Kid Tan Is Like Letting Them Smoke | Russell Saunders | June 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At present he is a professor of pediatrics and assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania.Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The same can be said of the Psychological Clinic, pediatrics, and other technical journals published in this country.Civics and Health | William H. Allen
These female physicians frequently appear as medical writers, especially on gyncology and pediatrics.Greek Women | Mitchell Carroll
British Dictionary definitions for pediatrics
the US spelling of paediatrics
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Scientific definitions for pediatrics
The branch of medicine that deals with the care of infants and children.
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Cultural definitions for pediatrics
The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of children.
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