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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 400: Pediatric Research

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Book Id: WPLBN0000052254
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 400: Pediatric Research  
Author: World Health Organization
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Publisher: World Health Organization

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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 400. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/


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Medical Reference Publication

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1. INTRODCCTION The Group agreed to consider as paediatric research any scientifically conducted studies that add to existing knowledge of child health. Paediatric research has made man) important contributions to medicine and human biology. It is concerned xith the period from conception, through foetal life, infancy, and childhood to the end of adolescence; it includes, therefore, the health of the mother as well as that of the infant and child. One of the main functions of paediatric research is to elucidate factors responsible for both normal and aberrant human development. Such factors may be inherent in the organism or present in the environment. This research, which utilizes methods ranging from those of the molecular biologist to those of the social scientist, may be pursued in the laboratory, at the bedside of the sick child, in the outpatient department, in the health centre, or in the community. Many other disciplines, such as biochemistry, physiology, and the social sciences, including

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CONTESTS 1 . Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . Present status and trends of paediatric research in selected subjects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1 Growth and development . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2 Nutrition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3 Infectious diseases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.4 Diseases of specific systems . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 Psychological problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.6 Accidents and poisoning . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.7 Social and cultural factors . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.8 Delivery of health services . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.9 Paediatric education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.10 Unique opportunities for paediatric research . . . 3 . Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 5

 
 



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