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PEDICON 2018 

Suresh Bhat Auditorium, Reshimbagh Ground, Nagpur,  04 January 2018 -07 January 2018


Conferences
Upsurge in Application to Salvage Liver Disorders in India
Dr Neelam Mohan, Gurugram, 15 January 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
Neonatal cholestasis (NC) constitutes 30% of hepatobiliary disorders in India. First step in approach is to One in 3 causes of NC is biliary atresia.Biliary atr ...MORE
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Myoclonus - Practical Approach All Myoclonus are not Epileptic
Dr PAM Kunju, Trivandrum, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Myoclonus is a sudden, shock-like contraction of a muscle or group of muscles.Myoclonus can be divided into cortical, subcortical, spinal or peripheral, based o ...MORE
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Legal Issues in Quality Care and Critical Care
Dr Sudhir Mishra, Jamshedpur, 15 January 2018
#Critical Care #Pediatrics
The practice as a specialist should be backed by degree and not mere experience of working in a doctor has a right to refuse a patient, especially if the patien ...MORE
631 Views
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Enuresis in Children
Dr C Suresh Kumar, Hyderabad, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Voiding of urine in bed after 5 years of age for more than 2 times a week for 3 months is called nocturnal enuresis.By 5 years of age, 90-95% are dry during the ...MORE
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Liver Transplantation in Indian Scenario - Challenges and Way Forward
Prof Anupam Sibal, New Delhi, 15 January 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
Liver transplantation is an established modality for acute liver failure, chronic liver failure and metabolic The first successful liver transplantation was per ...MORE
573 Views
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Whats New in Pediatrics
Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor-in-Chief IJCP Group, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
A prospective study of 343 children who were discharged from the hospital with an opioid prescription reported that 58% of prescribed doses were not nonfatal ep ...MORE
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Pediatric Cough
Anoop Verma, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
It is important to differentiate viral infection from bacterial infection.An antibiotic should not be prescribed without reasonable evidence of bacterial infect ...MORE
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Otitis Media - Current Guidelines in Management
Dr Jagdish Chinnappa, Bengaluru, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Otitis media is associated with signifi cant morbidity and mortality, hearing loss, antibiotic use.There is a paucity of trained pediatric ENT services.Spectrum ...MORE
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Health Evaluation of A Newly Adopted Child
Dr Avinash Bhosale, Jalgaon, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
There have been 16,181 adoptions in the last 4 years. Therefore, it is important to discuss health evaluation of a Initial evaluation may require several visits ...MORE
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Severe Pneumonia - Guidelines for Management
Dr Narayanappa, Mysuru, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Etiologic agent - Virus; Pneumococcus; Mycoplasma; Staphylococcus.Etiology of CAP in children: 0-3 months – Gram-negative bacilli; Chlamydia trachomatis; ...MORE
472 Views
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Managing AEFI and Vaccine Refusals
Dr Kiran N Baliga, Mangalore, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Top vaccine safety concerns of patients/families include autism; aluminum; pain of so many shots; apprehension over the number of the 2018 ‘vaccine-educat ...MORE
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Choosing the Right Aed - Different Seizures, Different Drugs
Dr Sudhindra Aroor, Bengaluru, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Before starting any aed: Confirmation of seizure(s), classify the epilepsy (seizure type, syndrome), rule out other.Starting of AEDs: Start first-line drug at l ...MORE
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Antibiotic Stewardship
Dr Vijay Yewale Navi, Mumbai, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Antibiotic use in office practice - 50% is inappropriate; 30% or more is unindicated.Goals of antibiotic stewardship – Maximize treatment benefit; Minimiz ...MORE
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Legal Issues in Adolescents
Dr Himabindu Singh, Hyderabad, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
The rate of crime amongst youth has increased to 40% and almost 56% of the crimes are done by youngsters in the age group 16-25 years.Creating awareness on medi ...MORE
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Rapid Diagnostic Tests in Infectious Diseases
Dr Ketan Shah, Surat, 15 January 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Pediatrics
Various rapid diagnostic tests are available now in India.Tests like BIOFIRE, which use a panel of tests, can give fast and accurate diagnosis. This test is use ...MORE
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Therapeutic Hypothermia in Neonates
Dr Muktanshu Patil, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Therapeutic hypothermia (deliberate lowering of the body temperature) aims to cool the brain soon after birth and for several days afterwards to prevent brain d ...MORE
605 Views
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Antivirals - When, How and Where?
Dr Ritabrata Kundu, Kolkata, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
The antiviral chemotherapy for the treatment of common viral infections is faced with many challenges such as intracellular replication of the virus the decisio ...MORE
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Dermatological Manifestations of Infectious Diseases in Children
Dr Ashok S Kapse, Surat, 15 January 2018
#Dermatology #Infectious Diseases
Physical examination should include general appearance, vital signs, signs of toxicity.Types of rash – Erythematous; maculopapular; vesicular; bullous; pe ...MORE
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Neonatal Hypoglycemia
Dr Ketan G Bharadva, Surat, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Healthy term newborns have great nutritional and metabolic adaptive capabilities. Early and exclusive breastfeeding meets their needs.Usually severe or recurren ...MORE
472 Views
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Adolescent and Travelers Vaccination
Dr Digant Shastri, Surat, 15 January 2018
#Pediatrics
The IAP recommendation for catch up immunization in adolescents includes MMR vaccine, Hepatitis B vaccine, Hepatitis A vaccine, Typhoid vaccine and Varicella va ...MORE
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Evidence-based Pediatric Practice - Rationality vs. Reality
Dr Uday Bodhankar, Nagpur, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Clinicians need information - We need it up to 60 times per week and it could affect eight decisions per day. But we get on an average, the clinically important ...MORE
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Parenting without Punishment
Dr Shaji Thomas John, Kerala, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Parenting practices around the world share three major goals: ensuring childrens health and safety, preparing children for life as productive the goal of discip ...MORE
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Every Adolescent Deserves a Good HEADS History
Dr Harish Pemde, New Delhi, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Adolescents are very different from a child or an adult. They need to be treated differently, whether in OPD or in Adolescence is a stage of life where an indiv ...MORE
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Atypical Infections: Pediatricians Perspective
Dr S Balasubramanian, Chennai, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Atypical presentation of typical infectious diseases is more common than the typical presentation of an infection caused Mycoplasma is a notorious atypical path ...MORE
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Pediatric Polytrauma
Dr Sameer Sadawarte, Mumbai, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Cases of pediatric trauma are increasing in number. About 75-90% of these injuries are preventable. Children are not mini adults.Drowning, nonaccidental injurie ...MORE
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Handling Anger, Aggression and Prevention of Bullying
Dr Swati Y Bhave, Pune, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
There are various causes of anger, aggression and bullying in children. Parents and teachers together can prevent and manage it.Through our NGO, the Association ...MORE
500 Views
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Recent Updates in Pediatrics
Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor-in-Chief IJCP Group, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Early (before 8 days of age) administration of erythropoietin (EPO) in preterm infants resulted in a small reduction in use of red cell transfusions, which was ...MORE
660 Views
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Dengue fever: An Emerging Exanthematous Fever
Dr Lakhan Poswal, Udaipur, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Dengue is the most rapidly spreading mosquito borne viral disease with a major public health concern in the Global annual incidence: about 390 million cases, wi ...MORE
604 Views
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Low-cost Interventions to Improve Outcomes in Newborns
Dr Ranjan Kumar Pejaver, Bengaluru, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Cost-effective interventions to improve outcomes in preterm newborns - Antenatal steroids for women in Antenatal corticosteroids have been found to decrease res ...MORE
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Evaluation and Approach to Management of a Bleeding Child
Dr Raj Warier, Louisiana, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
It is important to understand the pathophysiology of coagulation.For the correct diagnosis, accurate history of the patient should be taken; simple initial labo ...MORE
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Child Rights in the Era of Globalization - Role of UN
Dr Sushma Kirtani, Goa, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
The children of the world are innocent, vulnerable and dependent. They are also curious, active and full of hope. Their childhood should be one of joy and In th ...MORE
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Infection Mimics
Dr S Balasubramanian, Chennai, 16 January 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Pediatrics
Infections constitute majority of indications for outpatient and inpatient treatment in children. Fever is the most common symptom causing anxiety Pyrexia of Un ...MORE
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Milieu Exterior in NICU Sounds and Action
Dr Sharad Agarkhedkar, Pune, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Promote survival without impairment.Try to create in utero environment for the baby.Learn the principles of developmental care: understand the neonatal behavior ...MORE
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Enteric Fever
Dr N Gnanamurthy, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Globally, typhoid fever incidence is 3.6/1,000 population. In India, it is anywhere near 3-10/1,000 population. About 50% incidence is seen in children below 12 ...MORE
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Law and Pediatrics
Dr Omesh Khurana, Chhattisgarh, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
IAPians are serving India with great zeal and enthusiasm. Prevention of malnutrition and stunting is an important sustainable development goal Let all IAPians b ...MORE
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Screening and Management of at-risk Infants for Hypoglycemia
Dr Ashok Kumar Deorari, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
The most concerning outcomes of neonatal hypoglycemia are seizures that may progress to coma and death or severe neurodevelopmental abnormalities even a single ...MORE
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Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Dr Hemchand K Prasad, Chennai, 16 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Pediatrics
ISPAD 2014 guidelines should be followed to manage diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in children and adolescents.Normal saline remains the preferred fluid of initial ...MORE
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Brain Cramps: Migraine & its Variants - Red Flags to Search Serious Cause - Approach
Dr Sudhindra Aroor, 16 January 2018
#Neurology #Pediatrics
Accurate diagnosis and effective treatment improve quality-of-life, Potential red flags should always be kept in mind in every case of headache to rule out seco ...MORE
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Behavioral Problems in Children: Worsening Trends - Time to Awaken
Dr Ketan G Bharadva, Surat, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
A study from 7 states reveals that 17.7% youth, peaking at 16 to 19 years, show heightened aggressiveness which Juvenile crime rates in India have increased fro ...MORE
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Nutrition for Health and Happiness
Dr Elizabeth KE, Thiruvananthapuram, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Ensure normal birth weight, focus on adolescent and prenatal nutrition.The 10 Commandments:Record 1st feed in every baby and initiate breastfeeding soon after b ...MORE
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LMA: An Alternative to ET
Dr Shruthi TK, Chennai, 16 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Laryngeal mask airway (LMA) - It is a device that facilitates oxygenation and ventilation without endotracheal intubation.LMA has a significant impact on practi ...MORE
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Role of Private Sector and IAP
Dr Santosh T Soans, Mangaluru, 17 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Role of IAP in child health - The mission is to achieve optimum growth, development and health in the physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual realms P ...MORE
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Recognition and Management of Shock: Current Concepts
Prof Dr Jaydeb Ray, Kolkata, 17 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Shock is a clinical diagnosis. Early identification of shock is crucial to reversing the underlying cause and Early signs include: Tachypnea; tachycardia; weak ...MORE
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What is More Traumatic: Separated Parents or Fighting Parents?
Dr Ramesh B Dampuri, Hyderabad, 17 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Raising a child in a conflicted and unhappy environment is more damaging than separation.Children need the involvement of both parents in their lives.Conflict i ...MORE
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Pitfalls in Diagnosis of Tuberculosis
Dr Ketan Shah, Surat, 17 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Diagnosis of tuberculosis is very difficult. However, newer modalities and guidelines have made it easy for clinicians.Clinical symptoms of fever, cough and wei ...MORE
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Heartfelt Gratitude
Dr Vasant Khalatkar, Chief Org. Chairperson, 17 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Every single moment that happens, happens once in a lifetime - I believe in it. This has to be the once in a lifetime God’s glory can be seen in many diff ...MORE
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Some Recent Updates in Pediatrics
Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor-in-Chief IJCP Group, 17 January 2018
#Pediatrics
During a mumps outbreak at a university with over 20,000 enrolled students, almost all of whom had previously received two vaccine doses, nearly Renal ultrasoun ...MORE
569 Views
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Neurodevelopment Assessment
Dr R Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Rajahmundry, AP, 17 January 2018
#Neurology #Pediatrics
Early identification of deficits in all four domains of neurodevelopment by thorough history, complete physical examination, psychological Red flags for neurode ...MORE
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IAP Life Time Achievement Award for Research in Child Health
Dr Swati Y Bhave, Pune, 17 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Dr Swati Y Bhave was felicitated with the IAP Life Time Achievement Award for Research in Child Health at the 55th National Conference of Indian Excerpts from h ...MORE
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Blood Components in Practice
Dr Janani Sankar, Chennai, 18 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Think twice before deciding to transfuse.Follow donor selection criteria.Screen the donor blood for all viruses.Avoid using whole blood unless it is mandatory.C ...MORE
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Current Thoughts and Future Trends for Indian Pediatrician
Dr Santosh T Soans, Mangaluru, 18 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Healthcare requires stronger collective management and accountability guided by a clearer sense of overall direction current challenges in India - Lack of sanit ...MORE
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Acute Febrile Encephalopathy
Dr Ashok Rai Varanasi, UP, 18 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Encephalopathy describes a clinical syndrome of altered mental status, manifesting as reduced consciousness or altered behavior.Encephalitis means inflammation ...MORE
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Steroids in Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases
Dr Krishan Chugh, Gurugram, 18 January 2018
#Pediatrics #Pulmonary Medicine
Prevention of HMD - Antenatal treatment with corticosteroids should be considered for all women at risk for preterm There are 2 major categories of steroids - S ...MORE
605 Views
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Infection-associated MAS
Prof Arun K Baranwal, Chandigarh, 19 January 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Pediatrics
Macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) is a life-threatening complication of rheumatic disease, especially Infections may lead to MAS. Common causes include virus ...MORE
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Choosing the Correct Investigations for a Given Situation
Dr Abhay Kantilal Shah, Ahmedabad, 19 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Diagnosis of any medical illness depends on carefully elicited detailed clinical history, thorough clinical It is very important to send correct investigation a ...MORE
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Central Line: Tips and Tricks
Dr Maninder Dhaliwal, Gurugram, 19 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Ultrasound guidance is recommended by Governing/Certifying bodies such as AHRQ, NICE and CDC.Use ultrasound guidance to reduce cannulation failure rates, number ...MORE
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How to Choose an Antibiotic?
Dr Bakul Parekh, Mumbai, 19 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Proper collection of cultures - Collect specimen before starting antibiotics; collect sample with due precautions; send sample from correct site; tissue, fluid, ...MORE
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Clinical Conditions You can not Afford Missing in Infancy
Dr R Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Rajahmundry, AP, 19 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Clinical conditions like congenital hypothyroidism, congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), inborn errors of CCHD have to be diagnosed by 2 days of age, failing w ...MORE
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Vasopressors and Inotropes in PICU
Dr Jesal Sheth, Mumbai, 19 January 2018
#Pediatrics
Vasopressors and inotropes are frequently used lifesaving medicines in very critical children to support heart, blood pressure (BP) and blood fl ow to all vital ...MORE
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Hypertensive Crisis in PICU
Dr Anil Sachdev, New Delhi, 19 January 2018
#Cardiology #Pediatrics
Causes of hypertensive crisis - Essential hypertension, primary CNS disease, spinal cord injury, renal parenchymal disorders, renovascular disorders, systemic l ...MORE
656 Views
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