Ph. D. Scholar, Himalayan University, A.P.
Associate Professor, Department of Paediatric Nursing, College of Nursing, Kannur Medical College, Anjarakandy, Kannur District, Kerala,
Volume - 2,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2014
Childhood period is vital because of socialization process by the transmission of attitude, customs and behavior through the influence of the family and community. Children are vulnerable to disease, death and disability owing to their age, sex, place of living, socio - economic status and host of other variables. Disease patterns and management of childhood illness are different than that of adult.
1. The basic aim of pediatrics is to ensure that every child is assisted to achieve his /her optimal genetic potential for physical growth and mental development.
2. To reduce severity of illness, death and disability.
3. To ensure that every child is assisted to become a strong ,healthy and productive adult.
4. To ensure that every child is receiving adequate services to children both before and after birth and through the period of growth.
Cite this article:
G. Sarojini . Children are The Most Precious Resources are the Key to the Future of our Planet. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 2(4): Oct. - Dec., 2014; Page 289-290.