Pediatrics is a branch of medicine that deals with disease prevention and treatment from the time a child is born to the age of 18.
Care for the youngest, during the first year of life, is carried out through regular systematic examinations (monitoring of body parameters – body height, body mass, head circumference), hip examination, neurological examination (tone and reflexes
of the child, psychomotor development). Regular vaccination is necessary. in order to prevent disease and forms the basis for good health.
The importance of regular systematic examinations is reflected in the early detection of the disease. During the regular systematic examination, doubts are also removed if the parent has them regarding adequate nutrition, prevention of infections, or other problems. Treatment of sick children is also carried out within general pediatrics.