The Department of Paediatrics deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents, and the age limit usually ranges from birth up to 18. A medical practitioner who specialises in this area is known as a paediatrician. The word paediatrics and its cognates means “healer of children”.
Neonatology is a subspecialty of paediatrics that consists of the medical care of newborn infants, or premature newborn infants with low birth weight, intra-uterine growth retardation, congenital malformations (birth defects), sepsis, pulmonary hyperplasia or birth asphyxias. It is a hospital-based specialty, and is usually practiced in NICUs (Neonatal Intensive Care Units).
The Department of Paediatrics and Neonatology at Thangam is an advanced unit, and the first of its kind in Palakkad. The Department comprises of a 14 Bedded NICU with Neonatal Ventilator, C-Pap Facilities, Monitors, Warmer, Incubator and Phototherapy facility.We offer round the clock, 24 hour inpatient paediatric care.
Treatments for all Paediatric cases include:
The Department of Urology and Andrology at Thangam is headed by:
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