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  • What is Play Therapy? Play Therapy is a specific counselling approach in which games, toys and mediums such as clay, drawings and paint are used to help a child or an adolescent to express their emotions. As talking is an ‘adult’ language it is difficult for children to express how or what they are feeling with...

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  • Our anesthesiology specialists provide surgical anesthesia and post-operative pain management for all young patients undergoing surgery at our hospital.

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  • Rehabilitation is the post-surgical programme that helps re-establish optimal function through muscle strengthening, improving joint range and mobilization. Rehabilitation is a critical part of the recovery process. While surgery is performed within hours, rehabilitation needs weeks or months.

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  • Pre-anaesthetic assessment is a medical check-up and laboratory investigations done by the anesthesiologist before an operation, to assess the patient's physical condition and any other medical problems or diseases the patient might be suffering from. The assessments made in the process of pre-anaesthetic evaluation may be used to educate the patient, organize re- sources for...

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  • The goal of psychoeducation is to help people better understand mental health conditions and it is considered to be an essential aspect of all therapy programmes. It is generally known that those who have a thorough understanding of the challenges they are facing as well as knowledge of personal coping...

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  •  Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)  Our Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) lab at Al Jalila Children’s is a state of the art lab providing a comprehensive array of testing Airway challenges Exercise testing Lung diffusion capacity Lung volume measurements Respiratory muscle strength Spirometry (basic lung function test) Impulse Oscillometry (lung function testing in younger...

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  • Pure tone audiometry (PTA) is a key hearing test used to identify hearing threshold levels and in children, helps to determine the degree, type, and configuration of a hearing loss. PTA is a subjective, behavioural measurement of hearing threshold, as it relies on patient response to pure tone stimuli and...

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  • Recreational Therapy, also known as therapeutic recreation, provides treatment services to children with illnesses or disabling conditions. The primary purposes of Recreational Therapy is to restore, remediate or rehabilitate in order to improve functioning and independence as well as reduce or eliminate the effects of illness or disability, improve health and well-being. Recreational therapists use playing, recreation, and leisure activities to...

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  • Critical illness and mechanical ventilation may lead to numerous adverse respiratory, musculoskeletal and neurological complications. Physiotherapists use their skills to effectively facilitate secretion clearance and improve ventilation. The aim is to enhance a patient's overall functional capacity and to restore his/her respiratory and physical independence, thus decreasing the risk of complications...

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  • Sometimes as part of this test, medicine (Salbutamol) is given using an inhaler. This is to see if the inhaler can help open up the airways. The test is repeated after twenty minutes (this is how long it takes for the medicine to have optimal effect) to gauge the difference...

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  • Sensory integration is the neurological process that organises sensory information from the environment or one’s own body and makes it possible to use the body successfully within the environment.  It is intended to explain mild to moderate difficulties in learning and behaviour where incoordination and poor sensory processing are seen...

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  • This is a special method for doing laparoscopic procedures (appendectomy, cholecystectomy, ovarian cysts, etc) in children. The method utilises the umbilicus as a single point of entry to the abdomen therefore resulting in the only scar being made within the umbilical dimple which in itself is a scar and therefore...

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  • The Sitzmarks Study allows a physician to get a rough sense of how well your child’s colon is working. It is sometimes necessary to understand the speed with which the colon is able to move stool through it. This knowledge is helpful in studying constipation or fecal incontinence that has not responded to...

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  • A skin prick allergy test is done to determine any allergy to food, pets, and/or surroundings and to also gauge the severity of the reaction, if any. The tests are painless and safe but may cause some temporary itching and redness.

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  • Appointments to this clinics are through referrals only. The Sleep Centre at Al Jalila Children’s offers a one of a kind service in the Middle East that encompasses an entire sleep umbrella. It includes a state-of-the-art sleep laboratory and behavioural sleep clinic, a medical sleep clinic, and a CPAP adherence programme. We...

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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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Laboratory Medicine

The Department of Laboratory Medicine at Al Jalila Children’s is a large modern laboratory, fully...

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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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