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Dr. Chad Rudnick
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Pediatrics (Overview)

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that concerns children and their health.


Dr. Mandakini Patel
Board Certified, Pediatrics
35 years in practice
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Can you recomend me a good book about nutrition, basic pediatrics or emotions?

Can you recomend me a good book about nutrition, basic pediatrics or emotions?

Pedi educational mat: Your best information source is the american academy of pediatrics web site. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that concerns children and their health.


Dr. Mehul SHETH
Board Certified, Pediatrics
12 years in practice
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What happens if you file a complaint with the american board of pediatrics?

What happens if you  file a complaint with the american board of pediatrics?

Good question: I don't see a way to file a complaint with abp. However, if you really feel that your pediatrician has done something wrong, please start a conversation with him/her. Pediatricians are extremely interested in helping your child and can even suggest second opinions. The abp maintains specialty certification, the worst they could do was revoke certificaiton, but not a medical license to practice. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Why does the american academy of pediatrics say not to exceed a maximum of 32oz of formula in 24hrs?

Why does the american academy of pediatrics say not to exceed a maximum of 32oz of formula in 24hrs?

Obesity: Excessive formula delivers excessive calories thus leading to obesity. There are studies that show excessive weight in infancy can lead to obesity in childhood - which can lead to various other medical problems. Sometimes a baby cries - it is not always related to hunger. ...Read more

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Dr. Sathish Adigopula
Board Certified, Pediatrics
14 years in practice
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What does board-certified in pediatrics mean?

What does board-certified in pediatrics mean?

Exam done: Means that the person has completed the pediatric board specified exams after the completion of the residency training. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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11 years in practice
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Dr. Randolph Thomas
Board Certified, Pediatrics
34 years in practice
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Are clipboards at pediatrics offices germy?

Are clipboards at pediatrics offices germy?

Yes: Almost everything in the pediatric office carries germs, including books, toys and even the doctor's stethoscope. Most offices try to clean these items but it would be very difficult to clean everything between each patient. Hand washing is a good idea when you leave using soap and water or hand sanitizer which should be available in each room. ...Read more

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Dr. Julia Stanford
Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
17 years in practice
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What are the requirements to become board-certified in pediatrics?

What are the requirements to become board-certified in pediatrics?

Many hurdles: You must complete medical school and an accredited residency program in pediatrics. During this time multiple board exams are also taken and must be passed. ...Read more

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Dr. Beth Summers
Board Certified, Pediatrics
14 years in practice
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Is developmental/behavioral pediatrics a form of mental health service?

Yes: If your child has a developmental, learning, or behavioral problem, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician has the training and expertise to evaluate and care for your child. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians possess training and experience to consider, in their assessments and treatments, the medical and psychosocial aspects of children’s developmental and behavioral problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Holly Maes
Board Certified, Pediatrics
30 years in practice
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What is the definition or description of: developmental and behavioral pediatrics?

What is the definition or description of: developmental and behavioral pediatrics?

Knows how kids grow: Developmental pediatrics is special branch of pediatrics that deals with how kids normally and abnormally develop emotionally and with their skills, speech and learning. Is your child starting to talk at the right time? Is you 5 year old "wild child" more wild than other 5 year olds? Why isn't my toddler walking yet, etc. All pediatricians have some developmental training, some are expert trained. ...Read more

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Dr. Olga Nilova
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Please explain why is atropine contraindicated in pediatrics?

It's not: It's not contraindicated. We use it for emergency cases quite often. ...Read more

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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Board Certified, Pediatrics
3 years in practice
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