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Paediatrics

Contact Phone:

  1. 03862-242555
General OPD Timing:

Well Baby Clinic


Overview

The Department of Paediatrics in CIHSR is currently managed by a team of Paediatric consultants, supported by post graduate Pediatric trainees (DNB) and a team of well trained Nurses (MSc Paediatric Nurses and Nurses trained in Pediatric and Neonatal intensive Care). The team is committed to providing the best possible care to both Paediatric patients and sick newborns. The department takes care of all sick newborns and children below the age of 16 years. The services are provided at affordable rates so that the poor and the marginalized can utilize the facilities, and concession rates are charged to those who cannot afford it.

Services

Pediatric ward: The paediatric ward has 22 general beds that includes 4 Pediatric high dependency beds, one cubicle with 6 beds for stable newborns, specially for rooming-in babies with their mothers. The paediatric ward is located on the first floor of the hospital ward block. There is 24/7 availability of medics and nurses.

PICU/NICU: The Pediatric/neonatal intensive care unit is a mixed unit, comprising of 8 beds and one isolation bed. It is located on the second floor of the hospital. The unit is looked after by a team comprising of a Pediatric intensivist, pediatric consultants, post graduate pediatric trainees (DNB), PICU/NICU trained nurses and hospital assistants. The unit focuses on providing standard, holistic and evidence based care to all patients, and ensures in treating all patients and their relatives with dignity and respect. The unit strictly practices hand hygiene and anti septic non-touch technique (ANTT) to prevent hospital acquired infection.

The unit is well trained and equipped to manage critically ill newborns including premature, very low and extremely low birth weight babies; and critically ill children from the age of 1 month up to 16 years of age, including surgical/trauma cases. The services provided are:

  • Conventional paediatric and neonatal ventilation
  • Non-invasive bubble CPAP
  • High flow nasal cannula oxygen
  • Regular monitoring of blood gas
  • Invasive blood pressure monitoring
  • Etco2 monitoring for all ventilated patients
  • Procedures such as peritoneal dialysis, ultrasound guided vascular access; chest tube insertion, exchange transfusion
  • Hemodialysis (for bigger children)
  • Bed side x-rays, ultrasound
  • Bed side Echocardiography.

 

Pediatric Critical Care transport:

The critical care unit also provides transport service with the help of a trained team, well-equipped ALS ambulance and a transport ventilator (Hamilton). Patients are transported within the hospital for imaging purposes (CT scan). The team performs level 3 transfer of patients from other hospitals to CIHSR (retrieval), and vice versa.

Special services

  • Well Baby Clinics (WBC)/Immunization Clinic:
    • All patients coming to the Well Baby Clinic are examined by doctors in the OPD before receiving Vaccines.
    • All vaccines are provided as per the latest IAP (Indian Academy of Paediatrics) schedule, which is updated every year.
  • Developmental Paediatrics:
Special Clinics
Days Time Clinic Consultant
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:30 am
  1:30 pm – 4:30pm
- Pediatric chest and TB clinic
- Pediatric asthma clinic
Dr. R Wonashi Tsanglao
Thursday 10:00 am – 1pm - Pediatric seizure clinic   Dr. Sulanthung Kikon
Friday 10:00 am – 1pm - Pediatric nephrology clinic Dr. Tenukala Aier

Place: Pediatric OPD, 1st floor, OPD block, CIHSR Hospital.

Telephone number:

  • 03862-242555 (3130): Pediatric OPD frontdesk
  • 03862-242555 (4000): Frontdesk OPD.
Pediatric critical care & respiratory unit
Pediatric respiratory clinic, every Tuesday.
Place: Pediatric OPD, 1st floor, CIHSR Hospital, Dimapur
9:30 am to 12:30 pm 1. Pediatric Tuberculosis and
2. Other chronic respiratory illnesses - Interstitial lung disease,
- Cystic fibrosis
- CF & non-CF bronchiectasis;
- All follow up cases of severe pneumonia/ empyema
- All cases of recurrent/ persistent pneumonia
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm Pediatric asthma clinic

Additional services:

  1. Pulmonary function test
  2. Sweat chloride test for cystic fibrosis
  3. Airway clearance therapy (demonstration)
  4. Asthma education (audio-visual)
  5. Education for use of various inhaler devices

Telephone number:

NURSING INCHARGE :- IMCHARENLA

  • 03862-242555 (3130): Pediatric OPD frontdesk
  • 03862-242555 (4000): Frontdesk OPD

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