Pediatrics

About the Speciality

The Department of Pediatrics at JNUIMRC is the best pediatric hospital in Jaipur offering excellent patient care to children who have medical issues.

Preventive care is also provided to healthy ones. Central to the department’s academic programmes is problem solving and research. Through the various academic and research activities of the department, the students are provided with opportunities to learn and serve. To foster the next generation of leaders in Pediatric clinical care and research, the department has an excellent and experienced faculty.

At the Department of Pediatrics, there are three general pediatric units, one Neonatal Intensive Clinic (NICU) and one Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). The total bed strength is 100, and all of the pediatric units are well furnished with the latest equipment that will be required for patient care.

The core values of the Department of Pediatrics at the best pediatric hospital in Jaipur can be summed up in one sentence – “Passion for excellence & compassion for patients.”

Specialty Clinics

The speciality clinics offered by the Department of Pediatrics are given below.

  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • High risk newborn Clinic
  • Immunization Clinic.
  • Pediatric cardiology clinic
  • Pediatric Asthma clinic
  • Child guidance clinic
  • Pediatric gastroenterology clinic
  • Pediatric Endocrinology clinic
  • Well baby clinic
  • Pediatric rehabilitation clinic
  • Pediatric haematology and Thalassemia clinic

Clinical Services

The list of clinical services and the corresponding details are provided below.

Out-Patient Services

The OPD is open six days a week (9 AM to 5 PM)

In-Patient Services

  • The total bed strength is 100.
  • Duty residents and nursing staff are posted 24x7 hours.
  • Wards are equipped with LED screens, where educational and recreational programmes are played for the children.
  • The Procedure Room is equipped with all facilities to handle pediatric emergencies.
  • On the bedside, multi-parameter monitors are available.
  • Bedside ECG and X-Ray facilities are available 24x7.

NICU/PICU

  • Patients will be able to access radiant warmers, ventilators, HFNC, CPAP, Multi-para monitors, Blue light LED phototherapy units and piped oxygen supply.
  • Paediatricians and nursing staff will be available 24x7 at the best NICU.

Investigations

  • All types of investigations can be done at the state-of-the-art central lab (Biochemistry, Pathology and Microbiology).
  • Facilities such as MRI, CT Scan, haematological investigations, bedside X rays, ECG, ultrasonography etc., are available 24x7.

 

HOD Message

“As the JNU Hospital is widening its reach to offer the “best-in-class” health services, we, the Department of Pediatrics, are simultaneously focused on elevating our patient's experience to greater satisfaction.

We are happy that our commitment to our patients is widely acknowledged.”

Dr. Vidya Paranjape

Pediatrics

What we treat

At Division of Pediatrics of JNU, we invest our efforts, time, and expertise to detect and treat various types of Ailments.

Age group- 6 months -5 years. Seizures associated with the abrupt onset of fever are not the result of CNS infection or any metabolic imbalance.

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Communication between the pulmonary artery and aorta. Common congenital heart disease of preterm babies

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The most common acute lower respiratory tract infection of infants, usually occurring in winter /spring. Age group- age 1- 6 months, up to 2 year age of children

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It is characterized by massive proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, and edema, hyperlipidemia is often associated. Age group- preschool children

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Important problem in the first week of life, nearly 60% of term newborns become visibly jaundiced in the first week of life. In most cases no intervention is required.

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Benign self-limiting disease occurring usually in Term/ late preterm neonates

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Neonates born through meconium stained liquor can aspirate the meconium into the lungs and develop respiratory distress. Aspirated meconium can block the large and small airways causing areas of atelectasis and emphysema, which can progress to develop air leak syndrome.

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It is common in preterm babies < 34 weeks of gestation. Overall incidence is 10-15 % but can be as high as 80% in neonates < 28 weeks.

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Occurs among smaller premature infants often those less than 32 weeks. Most common / serious G.I. emergency of the neonates. Acute inflammatory injury of the distal small and often proximal large intestine.

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Diarrhea is defined as change in consistency and frequency of stools (liquid / watery stools > 3 times a day)

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Procedures

Lumbar Puncture

Instrument: Sterile spinal needle with stillete, 22 – gauge (black), length according to age (1.5‐3.5 inch)

Umblical Vein Catheter

  • Used in newborns for Exchange transfusion
  • As a venous access for giving IV fluids, drugs etc.

Liver Biopsy

  • Chronic hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Storage disorders
  • Malignancies
  • Undiagnosed hepatomegaly

Exchange Transfusion

The most effective and reliable method to reduce Serum Bilirubin if the chances of bilirubin encephalopathy is high.

Consult with experienced Doctors

JNU is home to some of the most eminent doctors in the world, most of whom are pioneers in their respective arenas and are renowned for developing innovative and revolutionary procedures
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