Despite this general trend toward AAP recommendation-compliant practices, many pediatricians
doubt the likelihood of breastfeeding success.
The earliest publicly available data for the number of under-5-year-old deaths was from 1999 while the most recent data for the number of pediatricians
was from 2010 at the time of this study; therefore, the following six time points were used for the analysis: 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2010 (The Survey of Physicians, Dentists, and Pharmacologists was not conducted in 1999).
The response rate was 61% (252) for family physicians, 70% (282) for pediatricians
, and 66% overall (534/815).
Kudos to AAP and CDC for encouraging pediatricians
to raise the issue of preparedness with families and for partnering with Family Voices to include the all-important perspective of families themselves in this project.
The good news is that the surveyed pediatricians
are reporting a steady rate of vaccination among their patients in the last year.
Seventy percent of psychiatrists (31) reported moderate to high levels of emotional exhaustion, another component on the Maslach; about half of pediatricians
(24) reported the same.
In a study that interviewed 200 mothers, Cheng, Savageau, DeWitt, Bigelow and Charney (1996a) observed that most mothers thought that discussions with their pediatricians
about biomedical and developmental issues were important even though their children had a low susceptibility to problems.
About one-fifth of pediatricians
worked in an inner city.
To prepare pediatricians
to assess the oral health of children, the American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have undertaken a new collaboration.
do not readily get added to that list, but they will have an important role to play if an attack occurs, because of the special treatment needs of children.
I asked many mothers around if they knew of any good pediatricians
, and how well they would be as a health care provider for my child.
Founded in 1989 at Boston City Hospital (now Boston Center), through a collaboration of early childhood educators and pediatricians
, Reach Out and Read is a national, nonprofit organization that has established 2,337 program sites nationwide.
Both are pediatricians
who did their residencies at Howard University.
Parents of children in low risk ZIP codes are supposed to be asked by their pediatricians
a series of questions-the assessment designed to find out whether the child might have been exposed.