The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is staffed and equipped to provide life-saving treatment for premature, low-birth weight newborns and critically ill infants as young as 22 weeks.
The NICU welcomes parents at any time during their newborn's stay. The consultant neonatologist keeps parents involved and informed to provide comfort and reduce anxiety. Parents are included in all discussions and decisions affecting their newborn’s care. Full Access to Specialty Care.
As part of Apollo hospitals Bangalore, the NICU provides newborns and their families with access to other subspecialties such as pediatric surgery and pediatric endocrinology. Working collaboratively with NICU staff, specialists assist in determining and implementing the best possible care plans for each infant.
Available to this multidisciplinary team of health care providers are some of the most advanced monitoring and ventilation technology anywhere. The unit is prepared to handle newborns requiring
Inhaled nitric oxide.
Extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
Continuous veno-venous hemofiltration (CVVH).
Total body hypothermia.
Preoperative and postoperative care.
This branch of Pediatrics addresses teenage concerns involving physical and physiological needs and various ailments. Services provided include psychological testing and counseling, assessment and management of behavioral, sexual and various other problems including enuresis, obesity and feeding fads.
Vaccinations work by exposing our body to an infection so that we develop immunity to it. Some vaccinations are given orally, others by injection. The advantage of a vaccine is that instead of getting the full-blown disease, we can get immunized by taking in a weak version of the infection. So we get immune to a disease without first having to be sick.
If your child is immunized against an illness, the chances of getting that illness are reduced to a great extent since your child's body has already made antibodies against it. Immunization is the most effective method of protecting your child from certain serious infections.
Apollo Centre for Advanced Pediatrics has been established to ensure that the benefits of rapidly advancing knowledge and expertise in various medical and surgical fields are not denied to children. Quality tertiary care for neonates, infants, children and adolescents can only be provided through the concerted.
The pediatric dietitians are experienced in managing a variety of clinical conditions such as celiac disease, cow’s milk allergy that require skilled dietetic input. They have expertise in the dietary management of various inborn errors of metabolism, pre & post surgery/ transplant rehabilitation pertaining to congenital multi-organ abnormalities. Specialized diets are planned to treat conditions like Chylothorax, Nephrotic syndrome, various degrees of malnutrition and failure to thrive in childhood. The department has prepared an indigenous gluten free diet book. Comprehensive enteral and parenteral nutrition support is routinely provided to all patients.