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I had arrived a few minutes before clinic and was looking through the panoramic windows of the hospital’s newest wing. Staring at the expanse before me, I recognized a solitary attic window. It was a familiar sight because I had spent my childhood in that attic, living with my parents and often visited by the rats and roaches, our unwanted guests. Growing up, I spent hours watching the hospital through that attic window. Never did it cross my young mind, that years later, I would be staring back from the hospital, with a stethoscope around my neck.
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Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...