ITM Hospital Gwalior



"Neonatology and pediatrics" encompass a wide range of specialized medical services tailored for newborns, infants, children, and adolescents. Here are some common services you might expect to find under this umbrella:

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): NICUs are specialized units within hospitals equipped to care for critically ill or premature newborns. Services provided in the NICU include respiratory support, temperature regulation, nutrition management, and monitoring for complications.
  • Pediatric Inpatient Care: Hospitals offering neonatology and pediatrics typically have dedicated pediatric wards or units for the hospitalization of children requiring acute or specialized care. These units are staffed by pediatricians and nurses trained in pediatric care.
  • Outpatient Pediatric Clinics: These clinics provide routine medical care, well-child check-ups, vaccinations, and management of common childhood illnesses. Pediatricians assess growth and development, provide preventive care, and address parents' concerns about their child's health.
  • Subspecialty Pediatric Services: Pediatric hospitals or departments often offer specialized services in various pediatric subspecialties, such as pediatric cardiology, pediatric neurology, pediatric oncology, pediatric gastroenterology, and pediatric surgery.
  • Emergency Pediatric Care: Pediatric emergency departments or urgent care centers cater specifically to children's medical emergencies. They are equipped with pediatric-trained staff and specialized equipment to handle pediatric emergencies effectively.
  • Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: These services focus on assessing and managing developmental delays, behavioral issues, learning disabilities, and neurodevelopmental disorders in children.
  • Neonatal and Pediatric Surgery: Surgeons specializing in neonatal and pediatric surgery perform a wide range of surgical procedures on newborns, infants, and children, including corrective surgeries for congenital anomalies, tumor removal, and trauma surgery.
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Services: Rehabilitation services for children with physical disabilities, developmental delays, or injuries aim to maximize their functional abilities and enhance their quality of life. This may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and other specialized interventions.
  • Child Life Services: Child life specialists support pediatric patients and their families by providing emotional support, distraction techniques, and therapeutic activities to help children cope with hospitalization, medical procedures, and illness-related stress.