Department of Paediatrics and Neonatology
Conditions & Treatments
Pediatricians at QRG Central Hospital and Research Centre evaluate and provide treatment for children with a wide range of developmental and behavioural concerns.
- These paediatricians evaluate the conditions regarding child’s development, behaviours, abilities and any learning or social concerns.
- The physician reviews records of previous evaluations, school records, and completes a physical examination along with developmental or educational testing for a more comprehensive evaluation.
- The physicians then determine a diagnosis and make recommendations regarding therapies.
Cerebral Palsy cannot be cured. But various treatments augment the abilities and physical strength to prevent complications, and improve the quality of life of the patients.
- Physical therapy is an important treatment that begins immediately after a child is diagnosed and often continues throughout life.
- Medicines can help control some of the symptoms of Cerebral Palsy and prevent complications.
- A child with severe problems may need orthopaedic surgery for muscles, tendons, and joints.
- Use of special devices and equipments, such as braces, casts, and splints depending on a child’s needs.
Below are the treatment options available for ADHD:
- Educating both parents and child about the condition
- ADHD medication
- Behaviour Management therapy
- Presence of allergies
- Family history of asthma and/or allergies
- Recurrent respiratory infections
- Low birth weight
- Exposure to tobacco smoke before and/or after birth
Below are the treatment options available for Paediatric Asthma:
- Control of environmental factors
- Pharmacologic treatment
- Self-management education
- Systemic or inhaled corticosteroids