Paediatric department at Ratan Hospital for Women and Children provides full range of multidisciplinary care. The services that we provide as a children’s hospital are:
Children are seen in OPD by skilled and experienced paediatricians. Growth and development assessment is done for all children.We manage children with a wide range of clinical problems like Asthma, Allergies, Constipation, Seizures, Behavioural disorders etc. There is availability of superspeciality clinicians such as Paediatric Cardiologist and Paediatric Neurologist if required.
We immunize children right from birth till ten years of age. Counselling and guidance to choose the right vaccines for your child is provided by the consultants. We have a dedicated immunisation room for the purpose.
Experienced nutritionist and dietician is available to provide advice to children who attend our OPD. She also gives input to our admitted patients and follows them up in her OPD.
Day Care Ward
We provide day care facilities where the child stays for upto eight hours. This is done in-clinical situations where a short period of observation or treatment is required. Some clinical situations where we use day care services are-
Observe oral fluid intake in children with mild to moderate dehydration
Complete course of intravenous antibiotics
Observe mother and baby to support breast feeding.
This is a child and family friendly approach to provide optimum care with minimal time spent in hospital.
There is a ten bedded Paediatric Ward where we admit children. We also have facility of twin sharing and private rooms if family prefers to get care in these. Ward is equipped with facilities to provide care to unwell children. Experienced nurses look after children and there is 24×7 availability of specialist doctor in the hospital.
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
For very sick children we have paediatric Intensive care unit with advanced ventilators and equipment. It is headed by a very experienced paediatric intensivist who provides critical care to unwell children. Hence we are fully prepared to deal with paediatric emergencies. We manage children with breathing difficulties, infections, seizures etc. Nurses are also well trained to provide acute care and do required observations every hour in sick children. There is 24 x 7 availability of a paediatrician in the hospital. The patient is regularly assessed by the team and family is kept fully updated on the clinical progress of the child.
Our center is fully equipped for surgeries in children and newborn babies. Before surgery child is assessed by an experienced paediatric surgeon and paediatrician. Pre-surgery counseling helps parents to take the right decision for their child. We provide high quality postoperative care in NICU and PICU to ensure smooth recovery of the child.
Discharge and Follow Up
Once the clinical condition improves, children get discharged. They are provided with a detailed discharge summary and investigation reports. Follow-up is arranged.