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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.


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


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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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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?

Based on body wt/age: How much formula to give babies depends on thr body weight and age New borns and babies who are not on any baby food till the age of 4to6 months usually babies need 2.5 oz per lbs of body weight or about 5oz per kgm It is not very rigid as some babies may need less or little more ...Read more

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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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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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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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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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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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