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  Pediatrics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pediatrics (also spelled paediatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents (from newborn to age 18-21).
Pediatric cardiologists deal with heart conditions in children, particularly congenital heart defects, pediatric oncologists often treat leukemias and lymphomas.
Other pediatric subspecialties such as pediatric radiology or pediatric anesthesiology are subspecialties of their respective primary specialties (such as radiology or anesthesiology).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pediatrics   (779 words)

 UAMS Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics is the largest department of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Pediatrics faculty are also assigned to selected areas within University Hospital and physicians from the department provide clinical services on a regular basis to regional clinics around the state.
Pediatrics staffing totals more than 1,000 employees, including more than 185 faculty members and 950 professionals, paraprofessionals and support staff working in 28 sections in the department.
www.uams.edu /pediatrics   (121 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Pediatrics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pediatrics (also spelled paediatrics or pædiatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.
Most pediatricians are members of a national body, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Canadian Paediatric Society, the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons, the Royal College Of Paediatrics and Child Health or the Indian Academy of Pediatrics.
Pediatric cardiologists deal with congenital heart defects, pediatric oncologists often treat leukemias and lymphomas.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Pediatrics   (802 words)

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Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants and children.
One of the major challenges facing pediatricians is that the range of body sizes (and weights) that they face in pediatrics is much greater than in adult medicine.
For example, a preterm neonate can be less than 2kg in weight while an obese adolescent may be larger than the typical adult.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/p/pe/pediatrics.html   (167 words)

 UCSF School of Medicine - Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics occupies the entire sixth and seventh floors and portions of the fifteenth floor of the contiguous Moffitt and Long Hospitals, as well as the second floor of the Ambulatory Care Center, forming a Children's Hospital within the general hospital complex.
Pediatric clinical services provided at the Children's Hospital are: Inpatient Services, including general pediatrics, pediatric intensive care, and bone marrow transplant units, intensive-care and well-baby nurseries, and the Pediatric Clinical Research Center; and Ambulatory Services, including general pediatrics, adolescent medicine, and the full range of pediatric subspecialties.
Pediatric housestaff see approximately 6,000 children per year through the emergency room, ranging from basic general pediatrics to major trauma.
www.pediatrics.medschool.ucsf.edu /brochure/facilities/index.aspx   (2113 words)

Faculty within the Department of Pediatrics participate in the course on physical diagnosis, emphasizing the techniques utilized in "pediatric" history taking and physical examination; the differences which are unique to the clinical pediatric assessment and unique from that of other disciplines are highlighted.
The clinical clerkship in Pediatrics is a six-week externship which includes inpatient and outpatient experience using the clinical facilities at the Georgetown University Children’s Medical Center, and the Georgetown Pediatric Service at Columbia/Arlington Hospital.
Fourth year pediatric electives (both inpatient and outpatient) include; acting internships, adolescent medicine, apnea, cardiology, critical care, developmental pediatrics, endocrinology, gastroenterology, genetics and metabolic disease, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, neonatology, nephrology, neurology, pulmonary disease and community pediatrics.
som.georgetown.edu /depts/pediatrics.html   (518 words)

 UW Medical School Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics of the University of Wisconsin is a group of individuals who share the common goal of promoting the health of children with a balanced program of education, research, and service responsive to the changing needs of society.
The pediatrician’s accomplishments and contributions are nationally and internationally recognized for their excellence, and support the Society’s mission to advance the knowledge of pediatric infectious diseases and its application to the care of children.
The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society is organized exclusively for scientific and educational purposes and not for profit.
www.pediatrics.wisc.edu   (238 words)

 Pediatrics Residency - Brody School of Medicine, ECU
The residency program in Pediatrics is structured to provide a blend of state-of-the-art tertiary care and primary care pediatric experiences.
Our categorical pediatrics training program is comprised of residents from all over the United States and selected international medical schools.
As the only facility providing tertiary care for pediatric patients in the eastern third of North Carolina, our residents are exposed to a broad array of patient problems, general and subspecialty.
www.ecu.edu /pediatricsresidency   (407 words)

 University of Colorado School of Medicine: Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics at The Children's Hospital and the University of Colorado School of Medicine is one of the finest in the nation.
The Department of Pediatrics is a destination program - attracting and retaining the top echelon of pediatric expertise - and is a departure point for pioneering medical advances.
It will be a half-day symposium addressing the role of pediatricians and their future training, the role of pediatric recertification and quality of care and the future of pediatric research.
www.uchsc.edu /peds   (583 words)

 University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics
Along with a practical spirit of innovation that is helping to shape the future of children’s medicine, you will also find excellent facilities, an exceptionally well qualified faculty, and a genuine dedication to education, research, and patient care in the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Louisville.
Here at the University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics, we are teachers, researchers, and caregivers.
Clear, consistent, and comprehensive communication is a key element in our approach to teaching, expanding, and practicing medical science in the service of the future.
pediatrics.louisville.edu   (236 words)

 UPenn SOM Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics is consistently cited among the premier academic pediatric departments in the country and is allied with CHOP, one of the finest children's hospitals in the world.
In 2005, three divisions within the Department of Pediatrics (Cardiology, Neonatology and Oncology) were rated #1 in the nation by Child magazine.
The Department of Pediatrics is committed to excellence in clinical care, research and education.
www.med.upenn.edu /pediatrics   (286 words)

 Home - Department of Pediatrics - Stanford University School of Medicine
The Department of Pediatrics advances the health of infants, children and adolescents worldwide through innovative medical care, research, training and advocacy.
Recognized worldwide as a leader in pediatric medicine, the department depends on the contributions of a large support staff, whose expertise and dedication serve to facilitate the department's administrative, clinical and research operations.
As a complement to the individual strengths of our divisions, we are pursuing interdisciplinary channels for research and clinical care where increasingly today's revolutionary advances in pediatric medicine are taking place.
pediatrics.stanford.edu   (134 words)

 SIU School of Medicine - Department of Pediatrics
Our mission is to meet the health care needs of children and their families in Central and Southern Illinois through the provision of high quality, coordinated care of children with acute and chronic conditions with inpatient, ambulatory, and community-based programs.
The Department of Pediatrics, along with St. John's Children's Hospital, is a local and regional referral and consultation center that provides comprehensive patient care for children.
Many of our physicians are recognized nationally and internationally for their clinical expertise and research endeavors to enhance our knowledge of diseases such as Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome, obesity in pediatrics, childhood cancers, respiratory illnesses in the neonate, as well as many other disorders.
www.siumed.edu /peds   (290 words)

 OR-Live: Live and On-Demand Medical Healthcasts - Archives
Pediatric Epilepsy: Surgeons at the Neuroscience Institute at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center will perform live a pediatric hemispherectomy, a combination of surgical removal and disconnection of one half of the brain for the treatment of epilepsy.
Pediatric Urology: Join Children's Hospital Boston's urologic surgeon, Craig A. Peters, MD, in a robotic assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty to remove an obstruction from a kidney, and reconnect the kidney's drainage system.
Pediatrics & Otolaryngology : Webcast of Coblation ENT Surgical Procedures at Blackburn Royal Infirmary: Coblation Tonsillectomy & Coblation Assisted Upper-airway Procedures for Treatment of Snoring and Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
www.or-live.com /archives.cfm?browseby=specialty&id=11   (597 words)

 Welcome to the URMC Department of Pediatrics!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
URMC Pediatrics stands uniquely poised to provide state-of-the-art care today and to apply the best that biomedical science has to offer to make tomorrow’s state-of-the-art even better that what today holds out to the children and families of our region, our country, and our world.
The Rochester, NY pediatrics environment is a fully integrated collaboration between the pediatricians of the University of Rochester Medical Center and their colleagues in clinical practice in the community.
Be a part of the training and mentoring of the next generation of pediatricians, child health specialists, and developmental biomedical researchers in our Focus on Science and Pediatric Links to the Community programs and in our undergraduate, MD, and PhD student, resident, and fellow research rotations and mentorships.
www.urmc.rochester.edu /gchas   (387 words)

 Pediatric Departments and Divisions - Pediatrics
Offering a complete range of medical subspecialties, the Department is divided into 14 subspecialty divisions and one general pediatrics division.
The Department is dedicated to providing technically excellent and highly personalized medical care to children of all ages, with continuing involvement of the family physician.
The clinical strengths of the Department are enhanced by a strong commitment to research and training.
www.nemc.org /home/departments/pedi/peds.htm   (109 words)

 UCLA Medicine-Pediatrics Program
Eight years ago, I became chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and since that time, a major focus of our program development activities has been improving our primary care pediatric training, to complement our already strong subspecialty focus within the department.
As you know, one of the developing issues in pediatrics is transitional care for our adolescents with chronic medical conditions.
As pediatric care improves and children with special health needs grow into adulthood, there is an increasing need for physicians with the knowledge and understanding of pediatric disease who can also care for these adults.
www.pediatrics.medsch.ucla.edu /medpeds/letmccabe.html   (266 words)

 UCSF School of Medicine - Pediatrics
Conversely, applicants who are primarily interested in the General Pediatrics program do not necessarily appy to the P.L.U.S. program, owing to its more specialized curriculum at the slight expense of a more "general" residency training.
We highly recommend that one of these letters be from the Chair of your Department of Pediatrics or the equivalent (the Director of the Pediatric Residency Training Program or the Pediatric Clerkship Director may also write a "departmental letter").
Applicants are considered by a selection committee; appointments are made by the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics and are subject to the rules and regulations of the National Resident Matching Program.
www.pediatrics.medschool.ucsf.edu /brochure/application/index.aspx   (806 words)

 Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, Texas
The Department of Pediatrics of Baylor College of Medicine is primarily affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital.
In addition to the full-time faculty, there are 165 pediatric house staff, and 184 fellows in pediatric subspecialty training.
Training is provided at the fellowship level in all pediatric subspecialty fellowship areas for which certification is provided through one of the sub-boards of the American Board of Pediatrics as well as The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.
www.bcm.edu /pediatrics/index.cfm?Realm=99999999&This_Template=pedi_home.cfm   (396 words)

 Medical College of Wisconsin - Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics focuses on excellence in creating new approaches toward patient care, discovering new advances in biotechnology and developing effective educational programs for our students, residents, fellows and faculty.
Our clerkship, residencies, and subspecialty fellowships are among the best that academic pediatrics has to offer.
Our faculty participate in all aspects of advancing knowledge to benefit children whether in the community addressing health disparities of underserved children or in the laboratory creating gene therapies or tumor vaccines to enhance survival of children with life threatening illnesses.
www.mcw.edu /display/router.asp?docid=167   (296 words)

The Department of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine pursues a mission that is multifaceted and challenging.
We are dedicated to providing the highest quality clinical care to our patients while at the same time conducting cutting-edge biomedical research targeting diseases that affect infants, children and adolescents and integrating the latest scientific and medical advances into training the next generation of pediatricians.
Philip O. uah is currently serving as Interim AECOM University Chair of Pediatrics and Interim Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Montefiore Medical Center.
www.aecom.yu.edu /home/pediatrics   (271 words)

 Does Parental Disapproval of Smoking Prevent Adolescents From Becoming Established Smokers? -- Sargent and Dalton 108 ...
-- Sargent and Dalton 108 (6): 1256 -- Pediatrics
Pediatrics, October 1, 2005; 116(4): 950 - 956.
Pediatrics, July 1, 2004; 114(1): 149 - 156.
pediatrics.aappublications.org /cgi/content/abstract/108/6/1256   (764 words)

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