PICU

We have an 8 bedded world class Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. The outcomes of this unit is comparable to any International standards. It has all the facilities to manage any sick children with the support of various subspecialities. It is headed by Internationally trained Paediatric Intensivist, who is supported by well trained team of doctors and nurses.

PICU is manned by trained doctors and nurses who are present 24 hrs a day.

In PICU, we look after children from 1 month till the age of 16 yrs. We look after children with varied and different needs like respiratory, cardiovascular, trauma, sepsis, neurological emergencies, postoperative care etc.

Those children who need close monitoring for various reasons and can’t be cared for in the ward are also admitted in PICU. We provide both invasive ventilation through a ventilator and non invasive ventilation through face mask or nasal cannula.

In PICU, we also provide multiple procedures like bone marrow aspiration, Lumbar puncture, biopsies, bronchoscopy and endoscopy.

We also provide sedation for day care procedures like MRI, EEG, CT scan, Invasive chemotherapy etc.

Following patients are taken care of in PICU.

  1. Management of any sick children
  2. Ventilated patients
  3. Severe Dengue
  4. Dengue Shock syndrome
  5. Severe Sepsis
  6. Septic Shock
  7. Management of post-operative neurological and any surgical patient
  8. Management of severe traumatic patient as part of multidisciplinary care
  9. Severe Asthma
  10. Meningitis
  11. Pneumonia with breathing difficulty
  12. Babies with wheeze and breathing difficulty
  13. For observation after a procedure
  14. Epilepsy and seizures
  15. Heart conditions



Our Team

Dr Ashutosh Sinha

Associate Director, PICU, Allergy and Asthma

Dr Devender Chonker

Consultant, PICU

In addition we have 5 Attending / Associate Consultants who are present on the unit all the time.

Paediatric Liver

Neonatology

Paediatric Pulmonology(Allergy and Asthma)

Allergy Services
Allergic diseases and allergic conditions including skin and food allergies are on the rise in India. There are hardly many trained and qualified clinicians who have the skills and expertise to manage these conditions. Allergic conditions can severely affect quality of life of adults as well as children. If the symptoms are not taken care of properly, these symptoms can progress to breathing difficulties and asthma. In fact 70% of asthma in children is triggered by one or other allergens. In Allergy clinic we provide complete diagnostic and therapeutic services for all kinds of allergic conditions.

Conditions and Treatment

We offer specialist inputs for various allergic conditions

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Immediate reaction to food
  • Insect sting and venom allergy
  • Immediate reaction to drugs
  • Allergic reaction with no clear cause
  • Latex allergy
  • Dermatological Conditions
  • Drug allergy urticaria (hives)/angioedema-eliminate allergy as a cause
  • Allergic rhinitis-seasonal and perennial-consideration of desensitization to allergens for allergic rhinitis

Following specialist allergy interventions are offered by Internationally trained and qualified allergy specialist

  • Skin prick testing for immediate hypersensitivity to specific allergens such as inhalants, food, venom, latex, as well as skin prick test with fresh foods
  • Blood testing for specific allergens
  • Lung function testing
  • Drug allergy skin prick and intradermal testing
  • Challenge testing for both drugs and food allergies

Treatments we offer in Allergy clinic include

  • Allergy avoidance
  • Medication advice
  • Anaphylaxis self management plan
  • Omalizumab for severe atopic Asthma
  • Immunotherapy

Paediatric Pulmonology and Asthma

Our paediatric allergy and respiratory medicine service provides a comprehensive service for all kinds of respiratory conditions including asthma, tuberculosis, difficult pneumonias. It provides a thorough assessment in children with full spectrum of respiratory conditions including:

  • Any chest problem
  • Childhood airway disease
  • Any lung disease
  • Sleep related problems

Our Specialist
Dr Ashutosh Sinha
Associate Director, PICU, Allergy and Asthma

We have an 8 bedded world class Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. The outcomes of this unit is comparable to any International standards. It has all the facilities to manage any sick children with the support of various subspecialities. It is headed by Internationally trained Paediatric Intensivist, who is supported by well trained team of doctors and nurses.

PICU is manned by trained doctors and nurses who are present 24 hrs a day.

In PICU, we look after children from 1 month till the age of 16 yrs. We look after children with varied and different needs like respiratory, cardiovascular, trauma, sepsis, neurological emergencies, postoperative care etc.

Those children who need close monitoring for various reasons and can’t be cared for in the ward are also admitted in PICU. We provide both invasive ventilation through a ventilator and non invasive ventilation through face mask or nasal cannula.

In PICU, we also provide multiple procedures like bone marrow aspiration, Lumbar puncture, biopsies, bronchoscopy and endoscopy.

We also provide sedation for day care procedures like MRI, EEG, CT scan, Invasive chemotherapy etc.

Following patients are taken care of in PICU.

  1. Management of any sick children
  2. Ventilated patients
  3. Severe Dengue
  4. Dengue Shock syndrome
  5. Severe Sepsis
  6. Septic Shock
  7. Management of post-operative neurological and any surgical patient
  8. Management of severe traumatic patient as part of multidisciplinary care
  9. Severe Asthma
  10. Meningitis
  11. Pneumonia with breathing difficulty
  12. Babies with wheeze and breathing difficulty
  13. For observation after a procedure
  14. Epilepsy and seizures
  15. Heart conditions

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