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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 risks of...

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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 refers to the brain's ability to organize sensory information that comes from our surroundings. Sensory integration therapy is for people who have sensory integrative dysfunction, like autism. Treating children with sensory processing issues in specialized gyms could help them develop the necessary skills. Usually, play activities are used...

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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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  • A Postural Management programme is a planned approach encompassing all activities that impact a person's posture and function. This is achieved by supporting the body in a well-aligned, comfortable position, both by day and night to enhance the person's well-being, independence and participation in everyday life, as well as accommodate...

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  • An operation to improve the speech is done occasionally, and most often a velopharyngeal flap Apart from the operation previously mentioned, an operation to improve the speech is necessary in about 8 to 10% of cleft palate cases. To elongate the soft palate and reduce the size of the velopharyngeal port, a...

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  • Sphincteric Botox Injection Chemical denervation of sphincters has become a mainstay of treatment for some motility disorders.  Notably, pyloric botox injection is used in intractable feeding disorders with delayed gastric emptying, and anal sphincter botox injection is used in post-op Hirshsprung’s with persistent symptoms (recurrent enterocolitis, constipation, etc.) Pyloric botox...

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  • Spirometry is a breathing test to determine if there has been narrowing of the airways. During the test you/your child will blow into a tube as fast as possible for as long as possible, using effort similar to blowing out birthday candles.

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  • Casts, splints, and orthoses are all devices that are designed to maintain the body in a certain position. These devices are used to prevent or correct deformities and/or to help children overcome activity limitations, such as difficulties with standing and walking.

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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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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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Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates
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