DEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRICS MEDICINE– UNIT II

Prof. Dr. Tallat Seyal

M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S
Head of Pediatric Medicine Unit-II
King Edward Medical University /Mayo Hospital, Lahore

Mayo Hospital is the affiliated teaching Hospital of King Edward Medical University. Before January, 2006, there was one unit of Pediatric Medicine. The Pediatric Medicine unit 2 was established in January, 2006 to provide better services to the patients, improve the training of under graduates and fulfill the requirements of PMDC.
This is a newly created unit and shares emergencies, out patients & follows up on alternative days. This unit consist of 25 bedded neonatal section, 16 bedded intensive care unit and100 beds have been allocated for general Pediatrics and sub specialties.

  • Teaching and training of the undergraduates
  • Teaching and training of post graduates doing FCPS in Pediatrics medicine
  • Teaching and training of post graduates doing MD in Pediatrics medicine
  • To develop the skills needed for conducting basic and/or clinical science research
  • To successfully evaluate and manage patients.
  • To acquire the skills needed for clinical diagnosis in pediatric populations, with an emphasis on medical history taking, physical examination and the ability to choose, conduct           and interpret pertinent laboratory and imaging tests.
  • To acquire the skills needed to successfully educate and counsel patients and families affected by chronic conditions.
  • To develop the ability to effectively communicate and work with patients, families and colleagues.
  • To develop an understanding of and commitment to professionalism and ethics in both medical practice and research
  • To develop an appreciation for and understanding of systems-based practice
  • To demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning and improvement as a physician and a scientist
PAEDIATRICS

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Courses                                                      

Postgraduate Programs

  • FCPS
  • MRCPCH
  • MD
  • DCH
  • MCPS

Undergraduate Programs

  • MBBS
  • Nursing

Workshops

  • Helping Baby Breath
  • IMNCI
  • TOACS Training
  • Guest Lectures

Current Projects:
1.Neurological outcome of asphyxiated neonates treated with MgSO4
2. Frequency of correctly diagnosed cases of severe pneumonia by IMNCI classification in children between 2 to 59 months.
3. Lactose intolerance in malnourished children presenting with acute watery diarrhea.
4. Comparison of epinephrine/normal saline with hypertonic saline / epinephrine in acute bronchiolitis in children of age 2 months to 2 years.
5. Randomized control study to vitamin D supplementation in children with pneumonia
6. Pattern of micro-organisms isolated from endo-tracheal swabs of neonates determination of antibiotic susceptibility
7. Frequency of iron deficiency anemia in patients attending emergency with complaint to febrile fits.
8. Comparison between slow and first enteral feeding in low birth weight infants.
9. Role of montelukast in acute bronchiolitis.
10. Comparative efficacy of WHO standard ORS Vs low osmolarity ORS in AWD in children.

MEDICAL FACILITIES

  • ICU
  • NICU
  • Diarrhea Section
  • Medical Section
  • Oncology Section
  • Outpatient department
  • Follow up Section
  • Asthma Centre
  • Isolation Section for infective diseases.

FACILITIES

  • Class Room
  • Lecture Theatre
  • Library
  • Laboratory
  • Computer Section
  • Meeting Room