Here’s What You Want To Know About Pediatrics
- June 25, 2018 Posted by: Sai Siva Childrens Hospital 520 Views RSS
As parents, you are very worried about your child’s health. It is like a full-time job taking care of their growth, well being and cherish the moments.
If you have a very small toddler at home, is it possible for the child to express his/her needs and discomforts to you? It is the job of the parents to know and understand the pulse of the child. If and when you figure out that your child is feeling any kind of discomfort, who do you think you can take your child to?
Hope that you got the right guess.
Yes, it’s a Pediatrician.
Why A Pediatrician And Not A Normal Doctor?
Each and every child is like a miniature of an adult. Their organs are all very sensitive and it takes extra care and concentration to treat them. When a child cannot say what is wrong with him/her it is the pediatrician who can analyze the child and find out their needs for their well being.
What Is Pediatrics?
Pediatrics is the branch of medicine which deals with the newborns, infants, children and early adolescents. The word pediatrics has got its origin from Greek which means ‘Healer of Children’.
What Is The Aim Of Pediatrics?
The aims of Pediatrics are to ensure intact survival of every newborn, reduce infant and child morbidity and mortality, control the spread of infectious disease, to promote healthy lifestyles and to rehabilitate children and adolescents with chronic conditions.
What Does Pediatrician Do?
A pediatrician is a child physician who provides medical care for children, who have an acute or chronic illness and also preventive measures for healthy growth and development. They manage physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the children. They are at every stage of development, in both sickness and healthy well being.
What Does Pediatrics Diagnose?
They diagnose and treat many conditions associated with children like:
- Newborn care
- Growth & Development
- Prevention of diseases
- Diagnosis and early intervention for Genetic and congenital conditions
- Rehabilitation for children
- Healthy lifestyle
- Independent survival
This doesn’t end the list. Say from a normal fever, all the health-related issues of a child is diagnosed in by a Pediatrician.
What Is The Age Limit In Pediatrics?
The responsibility of a pediatrician starts from the stage of the fetus and continues upto 18 years of age.
What Are The Specialities In Pediatrics?
The specialties in pediatrics include:
- Pediatric cardiology
- Neonatal medicine
- Critical care medicine and etc.,.
A lot of care and love has to be given to a child to treat their health instead of just giving them medications. You know your child is scared of injections, it is the pediatrician who has to have the presence of mind and patience to manage the child to give the right medication if needed in a right way. If a pediatrician has to discuss a medical condition he/she has to go through a series of meetings with the parents to explain and make them understand. Not all the children are chatterboxes, and some are really hard to communicate. It is their responsibility to understand the mental and physical conditions of your child.
It is also necessary that the pediatrician has a good rapport with the parents of the child.
If your little ones are suffering from any health issues, visit us or book an appointment with Shiva Sai Children’s hospital. They would provide the best treatment for your child.
About the Hospital:
Sai Siva Children’s Hospital, Chanda Nagar, is a full-fledged medical facility specially designed for the pediatric age group.
The hospital was started in the year 2008, with the aim to reduce the health problems in children and to ensure their well being and intact survival with very low-cost services.
Sai Siva children’s Hospital reaches out to schools and villages to educate the middle and high school children about health & hygiene.
Sai Siva Children’s Hospital is one of the most sought-after children’s hospitals in Hyderabad with a team of experienced doctors and skilled staff who aim to help your child have healthy growth and development. We believe that children today are the future of our world, and must have good health to make the world a better place to live in.
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