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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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  • 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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  • In this test, a catheter is placed in a patient’s rectum to measure the pressures that are generated in the rectum and anal canal.  This helps in understanding the reasons for constipation and faecal incontinence.

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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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  • Auditory Steady State Response (ASSR) is an objective test used for evaluation of hearing ability in children too young for traditional audiometric testing. Most children are referred for ASSR after a newborn hearing screen in the hospital indicates the possibility of hearing loss. Early intervention strategies, such as hearing devices...

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  • A multidisciplinary team that aims to provide comprehensive clinical assessment and diagnosis to children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families. Disorders: Autism Spectrum Disorder Social Communication Disorders Services Provided: Comprehensive Multidisciplinary assessment and diagnosis of children with suspected Social Communication Disorders

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  • Behavioural Observation Audiometry is a test used to observe hearing behaviour to sound when Visual Reinforcement Audiometry is not possible. This is often prescribed for infants less than six months of age or who are developmentally not able to turn their head towards a sound.

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Anaesthesia

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

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Department of Diagnostic Imaging

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

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Department of Rehabilitation

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

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Emergency Department (ED)

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

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The Nutrition Department

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

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Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)

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