General paediatrics is the medical specialty that provides care for infants, children, and adolescents. Some of the conditions that may require a visit to a general paediatrician include:
Routine check-ups and immunizations
Paediatricians provide routine health check-ups and vaccinations to ensure that children are growing and developing appropriately.
Paediatricians provide care for common illnesses such as colds, flu, ear infections, and strep throat.
Paediatricians can provide care for chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and allergies.
Paediatricians can evaluate and provide care for developmental delays in children, such as delays in speech or motor skills.
Paediatricians can provide care for behavioural problems such as ADHD, anxiety, and depression.
Paediatricians can provide care for minor injuries such as cuts, bruises, and sprains.
Paediatricians can provide guidance and support for parents in managing nutritional concerns, such as feeding issues or childhood obesity.
At a general paediatric clinic, healthcare providers may use a variety of diagnostic tests and screening tools to evaluate children’s health and development. Treatment options may include medications, lifestyle changes, and referrals to specialists when necessary. The general paediatric clinic also provides education and support for parents to help manage their children’s health and development.