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Descriptor English: Pediatrics
Descriptor Spanish: Pediatría
Descriptor Portuguese: Pediatria
Descriptor French: Pédiatrie
Tree number(s): H02.403.670
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010372
Scope note: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.
Annotation: specialty
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS ID: 10565
Unique ID: D010372
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Pediatrics - Preferred
Concept UI M0016084
Scope note A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.
Preferred term Pediatrics



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