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Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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Critical Care

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  • The diet plan will not only focus on macronutrients but also on micronutrients such as sodium, phosphorus and potassium with the recommended daily values for each age category. Through a nutrition calculation software, educating the families and analyzing the nutritional situation of the child, we manage to properly distribute the...

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  • Early intervention (EI) promotes the child's age-appropriate growth and development and supports families during the critical early years. This is delivered through a system of coordinated services for children from birth to 3 years of age. Early social/ emotional/physical development provides the foundation upon which cognitive and language skills develop...

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  • Al Jalila Children’s Hospital Eating Disorder Service (AJCH-EDS) provides highly specialized comprehensive, multi-disciplinary team assessment, diagnosis and evidence based interventions for children and young people who are suffering from disordered eating and distorted body image. The service also, specializes in treating individuals with Eating Disorders who also present with Co-morbid...

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  • Most of the diagnoses, treatment plans and follow-up of heart diseases in children can be made by echocardiography which is an ultrasound scanning of the heart. The Heart Centre has some of the most modern equipment and skilled cardiologists to conduct echocardiograms even during fetal life (in utero), in addition...

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  • The EEG is one of the Neurosciences Centre of Excellence services which is one among the most advanced facilities in the region that specifically caters to disorders of the nervous system in children. As the only dedicated hospital for children in the UAE, the Centre at Al Jalila Children’s features...

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  • Electromyography (EMG) is a diagnostic procedure that evaluates the health condition of muscles and the nerve cells that control them. These nerve cells are known as motor neurons. They transmit electrical signals that cause muscles to contract and relax. An EMG translates these signals into graphs or numbers, helping doctors...

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  • This study is the next evolutionary step from the classic pH probe.  Impedance testing is an ambulatory study that allows a clinician to quantify the amount of acid and non-acid reflux a patient is experiencing.  This accomplished by measuring the electrical resistance generated between ports on a probe.  When the...

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  • An impedance study is a test to assess whether stomach contents such as food is going up to the esophagus (food tube) and it is the gold standard test in diagnosing reflux.

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  • Esophageal Manometry is a study of the motor function of the esophagus.  A catheter is placed through the nose down into the stomach.  The patient is then directed to swallow 5 ml of fluid.  The peristaltic wave to follow is then analyzed over the next minute.  This is done with...

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  • An exercise induced asthma test helps the doctor detect Exercised Induced Asthma (EIA). Exercise can sometimes narrow the airways in the lungs. The test is painless and safe. The test involves running on a treadmill for a few minutes followed by the spirometry test to gauge if exercise causes narrowing...

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  • A fetal echocardiogram is a very detailed evaluation of your baby’s heart by a specialist in fetal echocardiography who is trained to use ultrasound to study the structure of your baby’s heart. Sometimes routine ultrasounds detect abnormal fetal heart rhythms, fetal heart abnormalities or abnormalities of another major organ system....

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  • The Diagnostic Imaging Department at Al Jalila Children's has great expertise in fetal imaging. MRI has been widely used in fetal imaging when an abnormality on ultrasound is not clearly defined and more information is needed in order to make a decision about therapy, delivery, neonatal care, counseling and advising...

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  • A High Altitude Simulation Test or HAST (sometimes referred to as a Hypoxic Challenge Test or fitness to fly assessment) is a safe procedure in which clinicians can determine how well your child’s body will adapt to the change in conditions while travelling in an aircraft and whether any interventions...

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  • Flexible Fiberoptic Endoscopy is a simple procedure that is performed using a flexible fiberoptic scope, which is made of soft rubber and is attached to a camera and a light source. It is performed to evaluate the nasal cavities, sinuses' drainage sites and the nasopharynx to look for signs of...

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  • Fluoroscopy is an imaging technique that uses X-rays to obtain real-time clips. This allows our radiologists assess real time movements of the internal structures and functions such as the movement of bowel loops or the motion of swallowing or breathing. Al Jalila Children's has a dedicated Fluoroscopy room that ensures...

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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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Inpatient

At Al Jalila Children’s, our goal is to create a healthcare experience foremost with children...

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Nursing

At Al Jalila Children’s, our goal is to create a healthcare experience that is focused...

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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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