Age limits of pediatrics

@article{Jennison1972AgeLO,
  title={Age limits of pediatrics},
  author={Michelle Jennison and Allan B. Coleman and Richard B. Feiertag and Robert B. Kugel and William B. Forsyth and Andrew Rinker and Sprague W. Hazard and Effie O. Ellis and Sarah H. Knutti},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={1972},
  volume={55},
  pages={810}
}
The purview of pediatrics includes the physical and psychosocial growth, development, and health of the individual. This commitment begins prior to birth when conception is apparent and continues throughout infancy, childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood, when the growth and developmental processes are generally completed. The responsibility of pediatrics may therefore begin with the fetus and continue through 21 years of age. There are special circumstances (eg, a chronic illness and/or… 
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