Paediatrics is the medical specialty concerning
the general medicine of children and
Working with and treating children with injuries
or medical conditions can require special skills
and approaches. For example, there may be psychological
factors, family issues, management of disabilities,
social conditions and relationships with other organisations
such as schools and support groups. Such issues
are of course dependent on the social and geographical
situation of the patient and his/her family.
More about Paediatrics:
A medical specialist in the field of paediatrics
is called a paediatrician. The adjective used to
refer to the healthcare of children (i.e. paediatrics),
is "paediatric", as in, for example, the
"Paediatric Ward" or "Paediatric
Department" of a hospital, and a "Paediatric
Nurse" or careworker.
is the branch of dentisty that is concerned with
the care of children's teeth and oral hygiene.