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Department of Paediatrics and Neonatology

Conditions & Treatments

Developmental Delay:

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:

Treatments

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.

Attention Deficit

Treatments
Below are the treatment options available for ADHD:

  • Educating both parents and child about the condition
  • ADHD medication
  • Behaviour Management therapy

Paediatric Asthma:

  • 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

Treatments

Below are the treatment options available for Paediatric Asthma:

  • Control of environmental factors
  • Pharmacologic treatment
  • Self-management education
  • Bronchodilators
  • Systemic or inhaled corticosteroids