Comprehensive Pre-term Care: Premature newborns have an increased risk of complications. Effective management of acute medical conditions associated with prematurity, such as respiratory distress, sepsis, electrolyle abnormalities, nutrition, temperature dysregulation, and perfusion abnormalities, with state-of-art equipments and well experienced neonatal team of nurses and doctors, have ensured excellent intact survival in all our babies for the past 2 decades.
Critical Care: In a first of its kind, in south Chennai, Prashanth Women and Children’s Centre, has established a fully equipped 15 bedded Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, run by a team of highly qualified Paediatric Intensivist and emergency Paediatricians. Sick children requiring advanced care of life support like mechanical ventilation, bronchoscopy, HFOV, Hemodialysis, CRRT and ECMO are taken care in this unit.
The hospital also has 24 X 7 skilled Paediatric transport team, to ensure rapid inter-facility transfer of critically sick children.
For High risk Neonatal Screening: Screening for hearing OAE, BERA, ROP High risk follow up clinic-Neuro development mental assessment and early intervention.
Neonatal and Paediatric Surgeries: A specialized field of surgery for the treatment of conditions like congenital malformation of GIT and urinary track, traumatic injury, GT surgeries like Hernia, Circumcision, Tracheo-esophageal atresia, pyeloplasty,Bladder Augmentation.
Paediatric Surgical Oncology: Surgery often plays a critical role child’s overall cancer treatment. Our paediatric surgical oncology team consists of experts with extensive experience in various types of cancers, including Wilms tumor, as well as other rare and hard-to-treat cancers.
Child Developmental Clinic Programmes: We not only ensure survival in our babies, but also take care that they are neurologically and developmentally normal. We have a child developmental clinic programme, where experts in child psychology, psychiatry, neurologist, speech therapist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist and paediatrician integrate to provide comprehensive developmental follow up care for our NICU and PICU graduates.
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Autistic Disorder, development delay, down syndrome, speech delay are the few disorders to name; being treated by our Child development department. A combination of both scientific research and clinical practice which attempts to address the psychological aspects of illness, injury, and the promotion of health behaviours in children, adolescents.
Other key procedures: Other key procedures like Foreign Body removal and laproscopic pyloromyotomy, Kasai Procedure, bronchoscopy, management of all allergies, skin infection and diseases are just few of our Paediatric specialised treatments.