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How did pediatrics start?

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Answered 2014-10-06 21:38:16

Pediatrics is a medical specialty that is only around 200 years old. By the early 1800's doctors began realizing that children had different ailments than adults and contracted different diseases. France and Germany were the first two countries to implement pediatrics into their health care.

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