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GOVERNMENT VILLUPURAM MEDICAL COLLEGE & HOSPITAL

DEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRICS

 
                                              The Department of Paediatrics caters to paediatric population   of Villupuram and surrounding districts. We render multi dimensional care including promotive, preventive, curative and critical care for neonates and children.
                         In addition to regular Outpatient, In Patient and Emergency services, initially we started with three special clinics – Well baby clinic, Child development clinic and Immunization clinic weekly once. At present in addition we have started five more special clinics – Nephrology clinic, Cardiology clinic, Seizure clinic, Adolescent clinic, Asthma clinic weekly once and routine Immunization clinic on all days and birth dose of BCG, OPV, and Hepatitis B within 24 hours for all babies delivered in our institution.We are also treating patients under chief minister’s comprehensive health insurance scheme.
                          Apart from this we are conducting clinical teaching sessions and evaluation for MBBS students, various training programmes for health professionals (CEMONC and IMNCI).
                        Untiring efforts of our team will continue towards healthier and brighter future citizens.
Our mission continues ……
 
TEACHING FACULTIES:
PROFESSOR                                   1
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR             1
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR             2
SENIOR RESIDENT                        3
JUNIOR RESIDENT                        6
 
No of units: 2 (Paediatric ward)
Paediatric Intensive care ward
Neonatal Intensive care unit - which treats both newborns delivered in our institution (Intramural cases) and those delivered in other institution and referred (Extramural cases).
 
OP Dates and  Timings:   All days:  07:30 – 12 noon
                                     Sundays: 07:30 – 10:30 am
I UNIT: Admission days on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Alternate Sundays.
II UNIT: Admission day’s on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturdays & Alternate Sundays. 








Neonatal Intensive Care Unit




SPECIAL CLINICS

WEEKLY ONCE (10 am to 12 noon)
MONDAY  - ASTHMA CLINIC
TUESDAY - WELLBABY CLINIC AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT CLINIC
WEDNESDAY – CARDIOLOGY / NEPHROLOGY
THURSDAY- SEIZURE CLINIC
FRIDAY – NUTRITION CLINIC
SATURDAY – ADOLESCENT CLINIC AND CHILD GUIDANCE CLINIC
IMMUNISATION ON ALL DAYS
 
AVERAGE NUMBER OF PATIENTS IN OPD – 57000 / ANNUM
AVERAGE NUMBER OF PATIENTS IN PAEDIATRIC WARDS-3000 / ANNUM
PICU ADMISSION – 1000 / ANNUM
NICU ADMISSION – 3200 / ANNUM
 
 
PROGRAMMES FOR UNDER GRADUATES TEACHING.
 
Case presentation, symposium and  OSCE (on all working days) Monday to saturday
 
OPD (Case presentation) - 8.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.
 
Ward Classes 10.00a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
 
 
Under graduates internal assessment will be conducted at the end of the postings.
 
Cases presented in clinical society meeting
Extreme preterm/ELBW.
Scorpion sting in paediatric population.
Siblings with osteogenesis imperfecta.
An infant with ambiguous genitalia.
CME conducted
AFP and Measles surveillance.
Neonatal sepsis.
Special programmes conducted
World breast feeding week celebration (August 1 to 7) 2012,2013 and 2014.
Pulse polio immunization campaign.
 
Quiz Programme for Undergraduate Students Conducted In August 2014
 

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