Children's Health

Adolescent is defined as a person 13-18 years of age.

Adolescent health services is defined as organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.

Child is defined as a person 6 to 12 years of age. An individual 2 to 5 years old is CHILD, PRESCHOOL.

Child health services is defined as organized services to provide health care for children.

Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena is defined as nutritional physiology of children aged 2-12 years.

Disabled children is defined as children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.

Infant is defined as a child between 1 and 23 months of age.

Pediatric dentistry is defined as the practice of dentistry concerned with the dental problems of children, proper maintenance, and treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.

Pediatric nursing is defined as the nursing specialty concerning care of children from birth to adolescence. It includes the clinical and psychological aspects of nursing care.

Pediatrics is defined as a medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.

These bold-face terms may be used for subject searching in CWRU's Library Catalog (and as a MeSH: Medical Subject Heading Search) or in PubMed.

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