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Paediatrics

About Department

The course includes systematic instructions in growth and development, nutritional needs of a child, immunization schedules and management of common diseases of infancy and childhood, scope of Social Pediatrics and counselling.
  • GOAL 

    The broad goal of the teaching of undergraduate students in Pediatrics is to acquire adequate knowledge and appropriate skills for optimally dealing with major health problems of children to ensure their optimal growth and development.

  • OBJECTIVES 

    KNOWLEDGE 

    At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
    • Describe the normal growth and development during fetal life, neonatal period, childhood and adolescence and outline deviations thereof.
    • Describe the common paediatric disorders and emergencies in terms of epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, rational therapy and rehabilitation.
    • State age related requirements of calories, nutrients, fluids, drugs etc. in health and disease.
    • Describe preventive strategies for common infectious disorders, malnutrition, genetic and metabolic disorders, poisonings, accidents and child abuse.
    • Outline national programmes relating to child health including immunisation programmes.

  • SKILLS 
    At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
    1. Take a detailed pediatric history, conduct an appropriate physical examination of children including neonates, make clinical diagnosis, conduct common bedside investigative procedures, interpret common laboratory investigation results and plan and institute therapy.
    2. Take anthropometric measurements, resuscitate newborn infants at birth, prepare oral rehydration solution, perform tuberculin test, administer vaccines available under current national programs, perform venesection, start an intravenous saline and provide nasogastric feeding.
    3. Conduct diagnostic procedures such as lumbar puncture, liver and kidney biopsy, bone marrow aspiration, pleural tap and ascitic tap.
    4. Distinguish between normal newborn babies and those requiring special care and institute early care to all new born babies including care of preterm and low birth weight babies, provide correct guidance and counselling in breast feeding.
    5. Provide ambulatory care to all sick children, identify indications for specialized/inpatient care and ensure timely referral of those who require hospitalization.

  • INTEGRATION 
    The training in pediatrics should prepare the student to deliver preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative services for care of children both in the community and at hospital as part of a team in an integrated form with other disciplines, e.g. Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, Community Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

SUBJECT CURRICULUM: As per Gujarat University and MCI Guided lines

EXAMINATION PATTERN: As per Gujarat University and MCI Guided line.

Staff Information

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1 Dr. Himanshu JoshiProfessor & Head View
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2 Dr. Ekta DalalAssociate Professor View
Name : Dr. Ekta Dalal
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Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Paediatrics
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Paediatrics)
UG : G24694
PG : G-9434
Date Of Joining This College : 07/02/2014
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 17 Years
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  1. a study on birth asphyxia at tertiary Health centre.”(national journal of med research)
  2. “effect of maternal anaemia on Anthropometric and haematological profile of neonates”(International journal of science and research)

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  1. IAP mission kishor day
  2. GIAPCON 2013 BARODA
  3. National conference of IAP neonatology chapter (2013)
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3 Dr. Nisha PrajapatiAssociate Professor View
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4 Dr. Seema ShahAssistant Professor View
Name : Dr. Seema Shah
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1) Thrombocytopenia in P.Vivax malaria NJIRM  2012 vol  3 (2) April-june pg no 125-128

2)   Platelet count-A diagnostic aid in fever NJIRM  2013 vol  4(3) may-june  pg no128-132
Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
1) 9 th international conference on kangaroo mother care
Nov 22-25   2012      ahmedabad

2) 11th national cme on IAP- ID chapter
8-9 june 2013 at rajkot

3)  Pulmonology update
     4 august2013at ahmedabad

4)  Ophthalmology update
       22  sep  2013 at ahmedabad

5)  workshop on follow up of NICU graducates of IAP NEOCON -13 19-20 OCT 2013 at ahmedabad

6)6th national  conference  on neonatalogy  IAP NEOCON-13   on 19-20  oct 2013 at ahmedabad

7)1National conference on vaccine preventable disease  16-17 th nov 2013 at ahmedabad

8)GIAPCON  2013  39 th annual conference of acedemay of pediatric- gujarat  7-8 th dec  at vadodara

9)MEU training at NHL medical college  feb2013

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5 Dr Nisha UpadhyayAssistant Professor View
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6 Dr. Dhara M. PatelAssistant Professor View
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Staff Attendance

Sr NoStaff Attendance MonthShort DescPosted DateView
1 Daily AttendancePlease visit the site for Attendance30/12/2016 03:59:00 View
2 Staff ListStaff List of Pediatrics16/01/2017 21:37:00 View

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1 December-2016Achieved Teaching Schedule Dec-201610/01/2017 04:20:00 View
2 January 2017Proposed Teaching Schedule-sem 7-jan-201710/01/2017 04:21:00 View
3 January 2017Proposed Teaching Schedule- sem 6-jan-201710/01/2017 04:22:00 View
4 Achieved Teaching - Feb 2017Achieved Teaching - Feb 201704/03/2017 22:13:00 View
5 Proposed Teaching - March 2017Proposed Teaching - March 201704/03/2017 22:13:00 View

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