Goal :- The broad goal of the teaching of undergraduate students in Pediatrics is to acquire adequate knowledge and appropriate skills for optimally dealing with major health problems of children to ensure their optimal growth and development.
Introduction of Paediatrics./ History taking in children. / Examination of Children. / Normal Growth / Normal Development. / Introduction to newborn and normal newborn baby. / Temperature regulation in newborn. / Breast feeding and lactation management. / Infant and child feeding ( include complimentary feeding) / Normal fluid and electrolyte balance in children. / Immunization. / Birth Asphyxia / Low Birth Weight Babies. / Neonatal Respiratory Distress. / Jaundice in newborn. / Neonatal Infections. / Neonatal convulsions. / PEM and its management. / Vitamin and micronutrient deficiencies. / Nutritional anaemia in infancy and childhood. / Acute diarrhoea. / Hypothyroidism in children. / Congestive heart failure - diagnosis and management. / Congenital heart disease./ Rheumatic heart disease. / Hypertension in children. / Acute respiratory infections. / Bronchial asthma. / Nephrotic syndrome / Acute glomerulonephritis and hematuria / Abdominal pain in children. / Chronic liver disease including ICC. / Haemolytic anaemia including thalassemia. / Leukaemias. / Bleeding and coagulation disorders. / Seizure disorders./ Cerebral Palsy./ Common exanthematous illness./ Childhood tuberculosis/ Other topics:/ Fluid and electrolyte balance -/pathophysiology and principles of Management. / Acid-base disturbances - pathophysiology and principles of management. / Adolescent growth and disorders of puberty. / Congenital heart disease./ Acute respiratory infections, Measles, Mumps, Chicken pox /Other childhood malignancies. / Coagulation disorders – Haemophilia / Mental retardation./ Approach to a handicapped child./ Acute flaccid paralysis./ Behaviour disorders./ Meningitis. / Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus. / Childhood tuberculosis. /HIV infection. / Malaria./ Neurocysticercosis. / Enteric fever./ Immunization./ Paediatric prescribing./ Common childhood poisonings./
BOOKS FOR PEDIATRICS
D.K. - PEDIATRICS
GUPTE -THE SHORT TEXTBOOK OF PEDIATRICS
MAYOOR CHHEDA-PRATICALS ASPECTS OF PEDIATRICS
SHEJWAL-CLINICAL PEDIATRICS FOR GENERAL PRACTITIONERS