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Paediatrics

Paediatrics

Dr Sangeeta Sharma Head of the Department View Profile
     

The institute has a 34 bedded paediatric ward which is headed by a paediatrician. The department is providing both domiciliary as well as institutional care, including ICU care for the children suffering from tuberculosis or other chest diseases. The institutional care is mainly provided to children with complicated tuberculosis e.g. tuberculous disease with pyothorax, pneumothorax, haemoptysis, meningitis, drug failure or multidrug resistant cases etc. and Non-TB cases like severe asthma, acute broncholitis, bronchopneumonia, cystic fibrosis respiratory complications in cases of HIV etc. The department provides specialist services for TB & Respiratory disease to referrals from Safdarjung Hospital, AIIMS, Maulana Azad Medical College, LNJP Hospital etc.

On Going Research :

  1. HIV Testing of All diagnosed cases of Paediatric Pulmonary, Extra-Pulmonary TB including MDR.
  2. Menstrual dysfunction in adolescent girls with non-genital tuberculosis.

Publications:

  1. Sharma S, Sarin R, Khalid UK, Singla N, Sharma PP, Behra D. The DOTS strategy for Treatment of Pediatric Pulmonary Tuberculosis in South Delhi, India. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008, 12 (1) : 74-80.
  2. Sharma S, Sarin R, Khalid UK, Singla N, Sharma PP, Behra D. Clinical Profile and Treatment Outcome of Tubercular Pleurisy in Pediatric age group using DOTS Strategy. Indian J Tuberc 2009; 56 : 191-200.
  3. Sharma S, Sarin R, Khalid UK, Singla N, Sharma PP, Behra D. Clinical Profile and Treatment Outcome of Tuberculosis Lymphadenities in Children using DOTS Strategy. Indian J Tuberc 2010; 57(1) : 4 - 11.
  4. Sharma S. Menstrual Dysfunction in Non-genital Tuberculosis. Int. J Gynae Col Obstet 2002 Dec ; 79(3) : 245 -7.

Chapter in Book :

  1. Sharma S. Newer TB Vaccines In VAshishtha VM, Kalra A, Thacker N (Eds) FAQ's on Vaccine and Immunization Practices. Jaypee Brother 2011, P.330 -334.
  2. Sharma S. Drug Resistant TB in Children. In Ganguly N, Kundu R, Ghosh TK (Eds), Multi-drug Resistant Pediatric Infections, CBS Publications, 2009, P.92-116.