Term Pediatrics
Code LV-6800
Definition Programs that are staffed by specialists who are concerned with the physical, emotional and social health of infants, children and adolescents from birth to young adulthood. Pediatricians have advanced training in the biological, social and environmental factors that have an influence on a developing child and have expertise in diagnosing and treating the acute and chronic diseases that are common to individuals in this age range.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 12/22/16
Use References Child Health Services
Health Care for Children
Healthcare for Children
Pediatrician Services
See Also References Adolescent Health Transition Programs (LH-6300.0230)
Child/Adolescent Health Centers (LN-1480)
Childhood Immunization (LT-3400.1500)
Children's Hospitals (LL-3000.1450)
Children's Medical Day Care (PH-1250.1650)
Pediatric Dentistry (LV-1600.6400)
Pediatric Diabetes Management Clinics (LT-1750.1750-700)
Pediatric Evaluation (LF-7000)
Pediatric Feeding Disorders Programs (LT-1750.6350)
Pediatric Home Nursing (LT-2800.3100-600)
Pediatric Intensive Care (LD-3300.6500)
Pediatric Occupational Therapy (LR-6200.6500)
Pediatric Ophthalmology (LV-2400.6300-650)
External Classification Terms Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (USA HC-300)
Maternal and Child Health Concerns (UW
Medical Specialties (NPC G03.07)
Outpatient Medical Care (UW
Pediatrics (NTE G98)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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