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  • Activities of Daily Living Training or “ADL” focuses on helping patients learn or re-learn to do the basic tasks of everyday life. These activities are include tasks such as eating, bathing, dressing, etc.

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  • It is important to maintain a healthy, balanced diet, along with regular exercise, physical activity and insulin.  Our skilled dietitians can help with food choices and understanding the effects they have on glucose and weight. For children and teenagers with concerns about weight, we can help them deal with this...

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  • An ambulatory electroencephalogram (EEG) is a neurodiagnostic test that measures and records the electrical activity in your brain. Unlike an EEG, an ambulatory EEG allows an extended recording in a patient's home. The patient is able to move around and is not required to stay in the hospital for the...

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  • Anesthesiologists use a wide variety of drugs, in multiple combinations, in order to ensure that patients remain comfortable, relaxed and free of pain during surgery or other procedures. Drugs administered by anesthesiologists are categorized as follows: Local anaesthetics: Block transmission of nerve impulses without causing unconsciousness. General anaesthetics: Bring about a state...

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  • Our anesthesiologists provide anaesthesia and analgesia for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes. When a procedure, such as a MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), requires sedation or anaesthesia, we work closely with our colleagues in the Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology to help make the patient more comfortable.

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  • Paediatric gastrointestinal endoscopy (GIE) is a procedure for diagnosis and treatment of GI abnormalities. It can be performed without sedation, with intravenous sedation or with general anaesthesia. A paediatric anesthesiologist—a doctor who specializes in anaesthesia for children will give the medications that will make your child sleep during the test. Under general anaesthesia, your child will...

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  • Anaesthesia Consultation Service is available for patients with certain conditions (e.g. asthma). The service provides different types of pain management techniques including patient-controlled analgesia pumps, epidural infusions or regional blocks, and many other modalities. Services also include teaching for staff, patients and families, guideline development, and on-site and/or off-site workshops...

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  • Anorectal Biofeedback Anorectal Biofeedback allows patients to appreciate the pressures that they are able to generate in the anal canal through the assistance of visual or auditory stimuli.  This can be used to train patients to generate a desired physiologic response.  This is generally done with an anorectal manometry catheter,...

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  • Anorectal Manometry is the measurement of pressures generated in the anorectum and its response to stimulus, namely to rectal distention.  This is one of the most frequent procedures preformed in a pediatric gastrointestinal motility practice.  A motility catheter with a balloon attached to its distal end is inserted in the...

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  • Antroduodenal Manometry Antroduodenal Manometry is the study of the motor function of the distal stomach and proximal small intestine.  A catheter generally is place through the nose into the stomach and advanced to the duodenum. When other access is available (gastrostomy) it can be used to circumvent the discomfort of...

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  •  Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure on any joint like on the knee, elbow, ankle, wrist, hip, or shoulder. It is used  to view, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint without making a large incision through the skin and other soft tissues. Arthroscopic surgery can diagnose and treat knee injuries, such as...

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  • Assistive devices and technologies are those whose primary purpose is to maintain or improve an individual's functioning and independence to facilitate participation and to enhance overall well-being. They can also help prevent impairments and secondary health conditions. These devices are devices like mobility assistive devices ( crutches, walking frames), self-care...

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  • Audiology is the science of hearing, balance and related disorders. At Al Jalila Children's we provide patient-centered care in the prevention, identification, diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment of hearing, balance, and other auditory disorders for children of all ages. Screening the hearing of newborns, monitoring those at risk for hearing loss...

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  • ABR is an electrophysiological measure of the auditory nervous system's response to sound. A sound is presented to the ear via earphones or probe tips and electrodes record the response as the nerve impulse travels from the cochlea through the auditory nerve to the brainstem. ABR is typically performed by...

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  • Auditory rehabilitation is the process of learning to hear with a hearing device/implant to make the most of a child’s use of hearing as the main sense for developing spoken language. Even though the child enters the world of sounds through the activation of hearing devices or implants, he/she may...

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Anaesthesia

The Anaesthesia Department is responsible for providing anaesthetic service and acute pain management care 24...

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Diagnostic Imaging

Paediatric Radiology is a subspeciality of radiology involving the imaging of fetuses, infants, children, and...

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Emergency

The Emergency Department of Al Jalila Children’s is open 24 hours a day, 365 days...

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Nutrition

The Nutrition Department in Al Jalila Children’s is dedicated to providing nutrition assessment and counselling...

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Paediatric Surgery

The Department of Paediatric Surgery at Al Jalila Children's provides general and specialised surgical services...

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Pharmacy

The Pharmacy Department at Al Jalila Children’s serves both in-patients and out patients. The department...

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Rehabilitation

The rehabilitation team at Al Jalila Children’s works collaboratively using a family-centred, evidence-based approach to...

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