TITLE

Resuscitation of general paediatrics in the UK

AUTHOR(S)
Wacogne, I.; Scott-Jupp, R.; Chambers, I.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Dec2006, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p1030
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
‘The report of my death was an exaggeration’, said Mark Twain. For a dying specialty, general paediatrics has certainly been looking very healthy recently. It is timely to examine why our specialty was thought to be at such risk, and to explore why, although in many cases shocked and confused, it is well on the way to recovery. This article explores what is needed to keep it healthy to ensure that the general paediatrician is at the centre of the delivery of paediatrics in the UK.
ACCESSION #
23528918

 

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