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Institute of Pediatrics and Child Health

Aligning with St. Luke’s Medical Center as an internationally recognized academic medical center, the Institute of Pediatrics and Child Health (IPCH) conveys our vision to lead in the provision of pediatric health care and training.  The Pediatricians of the medical center are committed to place the patients’ needs first in the delivery of health services with compassion and excellence in accordance to the international standards and state-of-the-art technology.  The Institute upholds the values of social responsibility, patient safety, passion for excellence, innovation, customer focus, expertise and team work.

 

Guided by a dynamic and well-defined organizational structure driven to be constantly updated with local and international management guidelines, these highly qualified pediatricians collaborate to: (1) deliver the best possible health care services; (2) engage in continuous and progressive training and education among all the members and; (3) develop and apply better health practices through sound evidences and quality researches.

 

Our Services

The Institute provides the finest healthcare to all pediatric patients from birth up to 18 years and 364 days.  It has excellent facilities which includes the

 

  • Neonatal Care Unit
    • Neonatal Intensive Care
    • Intermediate Care
    • Isolation Care
    • Located at the 2nd  floor of the hospital with 34  total bed capacity
      • 6 beds
      • 18 beds
      • 10 beds (negative pressure room with 3 beds and 1 regular room for out born babies with 7 beds)
      • Admits premature, low birthweight and sick babies

 

  • Maternity Unit
    • Located at the 2nd floor with 23 total bed capacity:
      • 11 private rooms
      • 2 semi-private rooms with 2 beds
      • 2 wards (4 beds each ward)
      • Caters to all mothers with their rooming-in newborn babies

 

  • Pediatric Units
    • Pediatric Main Unit
    • Located at the 3rd   floor of the hospital building with 29 total bed capacity including
      • 17 private rooms (1 with negative pressure)
      • 1 semi-private room  with 2 beds
      • 2 wards (5 beds each ward)

 

    • Pediatric West Unit
      • Extension west side of Pediatric Main Unit with 26 total bed capacity, all private rooms available for children 7 years old and above

 

    • Treatment room
      • Located at the Pediatric Main Unit with 2 beds and 1 vein viewer
        • Area where most procedures such as IV insertions, cut-downs, lumbar puncture, bone marrow aspiration and intrathecal administration of medications are being performed

 

  • Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU)
    • Accessibly located beside the Pediatric Main Unit with 4 total bed capacity including 1 Isolation Room
      • Supported by a central station monitor
      • Each bed is furnished with a highly technical biomedical equipment such as cardiac monitors, automatic and digital non-invasive BP monitors and pulse oximeter
    • Specially designed, equipped and staffed to provide optimum, specialized, critical care for pediatric patients with unstable or potentially unstable life threatening conditions

 

  • Pediatric Intermediate Care (Pedia IMCU)
    • Located right beside PICU with 3 total bed capacity which provides multidisciplinary subspecialty care for less critical pediatric patients requiring frequent vital signs monitoring and nursing interventions

 

  • Pediatric  Blood  Disorders and Tumor Unit IPBTU)
    • Located at the 5th floor of the hospital building which provides outpatient and transient stay facility for infants, children and adolescents with benign hematologic diseases and malignant diseases of the blood and solid organs

 

  • Pediatric Emergency (Pedia ER)
    • Located at the first floor of the hospital building with a separate entrance from the main building assuring easy access for emergency patients
      • has 13 total bed capacity with 6 cribs; 2 adolescent beds; 4 isolation (with 1 negative pressure room)
      • assisted with a rehydration corner
      • readily available pediatric E-cart, piped in oxygen and wall suctions

 

  • Outpatient Department (Pedia OPD)
    • Located at the ground floor of the main building that caters to 600-700 service patients per month
      • has continuity clinics held Mondays to Fridays from 8am-4pm assisted by various subspecialty clinics as scheduled
      • has 8 desks with 2 chairs each for patient interview and 2 examination tables;
      • readily available negatoscope, nebulizers and pulse oximeter
      • equipped with emergency cart, piped-in oxygen and pressurized air

 

 

Reinforcing these units for a quality health care service delivery are the progressive establishment of linkages and integrated programs and these are being demonstrated in the following areas

 

  • Ambulatory care – spearheaded by the General Pediatrics section working closely with 15 subspecialty clinics (Adolescent Pediatrics, Allergology and Immunology, Cardiology, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Emergency Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Hematology and Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology) and 12 other pediatric allied services (Anesthesiology, Dermatology, ENT, Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics, Clinical Nutrition, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Radiology, Surgery and  Urology)

 

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine – specially designed to handle treatment of childhood emergencies manned by specially trained pediatricians in various specialties committed to continuing professional development

 

  • Subspecialty Services
    • Adolescent Pediatrics
      • Preventive Counselling
      • Preventive Adolescent Care – Nutrition and Immunization
      • Co-management with psychosocial problems
      • Mental Health Program
      • Transition Care Program

 

    • Allergology & Immunology
    • Professional services:
      • Allergology
      • Immunology
      • Consult and Preventive Care
    • Special Procedures:
      • Allergy skin prick testing
      • Immunotherapy
      • Bone marrow and Peripheral stem cell transplant for Immunodeficiency

 

    • Cardiology
      • Angiography
      • Cardiac MRI/ Cardiac CT Scan with Coronary Angiography
      • Congenital Heart Disease Specialty
      • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
      • Transthoracic/ Transesophageal and Fetal Echocardiography,
      • Pediatric Interventional cardiac catheterization
      • Electrophysiology
      • Holter Monitoring
      • Treadmill Test
      • Tilt Table Testing

 

    • Community Pediatrics
      • Handog A-B-K-D that covers a continuum from the prenatal period up to adolescence covering developmental surveillance, health promotion and anticipatory guidance and disease and injury prevention

 

    • Critical Care
      • Comprehensive and technologically advanced critical care service
      • Dedicated pediatric intensive care unit
      • Dedicated nursing and ancillary care

 

    • Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
      • SCREENING: PEDS, MCHAT, PSC, Vanderbilt, BRIGANCE Childhood Assessment
      • ASSESSMENT: Griffith’s Mental Developmental Scales, Battelle Developmental Inventory, Wide Range Achievement Test, Childhood Autism Rating Scales
      • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Autism Diagnostic Interview, revised

 

    • Emergency Pediatrics
    • Management of:
      • Acutely ill child
      • Critically ill child in need of acute care:
      • Childhood emergencies in various subspecialties:
        • Adolescent Allergology/Immunology
        • Behavioral and Child Psychiatry Developmental Pediatrics and Child Abuse
        • Cardiology
        • Dental Illness, Dermatology
        • ENT Emergency, Endocrinology and
        • Metabolic Disorders
        • Environmental Gastroenterology
        • Genitourinary
        • Hematology
        • Infectious Diseases Ingestions
        • Neurology
        • Nephrology  Neonatology
        • Oncology
        • Ophthalmology Pulmonology
        • Rheumatology
        • Psychosocial Orthopedics
        • Trauma
        • Wound Care

 

    • Endocrinology
      • Newborn Congenital Hypothyroidism and Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia screening confirmation and management
      • Weight management and counseling
      • Diabetes and thyroid disorders in children and adolescents
      • Short stature and Pubertal disorders
      • Hormone stimulation and suppression tests

 

    • Gastroenterology
    • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal  Endoscopy
      • Upper GI Endoscopy:
        • Esophageal dilatation
        • Gastroscopy
        • Biopsy
      • Lower GI Endoscopy:
      • Biopsy
      • Polypectomy
      • Enteral Access
      • Percutaneous liver biopsy
      • Ultrasound/CT guided aspiration of liver abscess
      • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Paracentesis
      • Management of severe malnutrition and other nutritional disorders
      • Nutritional rehabilitation of severely malnourished
      • Weight management for the overweight and obese
      • Total Parenteral/ Parenteral/ Enteral Nutrition

 

    • Genetics
      • Genetic Testing
      • Karyotyping
      • Molecular diagnostics: PCR, FISH

 

    • Hematology & Oncology
    • Comprehensive approach in the diagnosis of benign and malignant hematologic disorders and solid tumors
      • Morphology
      • Immunostaining
      • Comprehensive leukemia and lymphoma panel—immunophenotyping
      • Cytogenetics and molecular diagnostics
      • Coagulation studies
      • Platelet function/aggregation tests
      • HLA typing, antibody screening

 

    • Holistic treatment of benign and malignant hematologic disorders and solid tumors
      • Chemotherapy (systematic & intrathecal)
      • Blood transfusion support
      • Hematopoeitic Stem Cell Transplantation
      • Iron chelation
      • Diagnostics (lumbar puncture, bone marrow aspiration, biopsy)

 

    • Infectious Diseases
      • Diagnosis and Treatment of pediatric infectious and tropical diseases

 

    • Neonatology
      • Care and treatment of extremely premature and low birthweight
      • Management of complicated newborn diseases
      • Newborn nutritional build up
      • Advanced Ventilator Management including High Frequency Ventilator
      • Small Baby Clinic: a multidisciplinary follow up clinic together with Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Rehab Medicine, Clinical Nutrition

 

    • Nephrology
      • Ultrasound guided Renal biopsy in collaboration with Pediatric Radiology and Renal Pathology (with light microscopy section of nephrology, Immunofluorescence & Electron Microscopy)
      • Pediatric Renal replacement therapies: Peritoneal dialysis
      • Hemodialysis CRRT
      • Kidney Transplantation
      • Imaging studies for diagnosis of kidney diseases and urologic disorders:
        • KUB ultrasound
        • CT stonogram
        • Nuclear Imaging Scans:
        • DMSA; DTPA and
        • MAG 3

 

    • Neurology
      • Neurophysiology EEG, EMU, EMG-NCV, SSEP, BAER
      • Sleep laboratory – for patients with sleep disorders, probable nocturnal seizures, work-ups for snoring
      • Rehabilitation - -for patients with cerebral palsy, hypotonia, swallowing problems, etc.
      • Neurology OPD clinic -  epilepsy
      • Modern neurological compliments (neurosurgery, neurodevelopmental medicine and movement disorder service)

 

    • Pulmonology
      • Autobox DL
      • Asthma diagnostics
      • Fractional Expired Nitric Oxide (FENO)
      • Impulse Oscillometry
      • Interpercussive Ventilation
      • Methacholine Challenge Test
      • Pediatric Bronchoscopy
      • Pediatric Ventilators
      • Pletysmography 6200
      • Sleep Study/ Polysomnogram
      • Wright’s Spirometry

 

    • Rheumatology
      • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
      • Lupus Panel
      • Pulse Therapy

 

    • Toxicology
      • Toxicology screening
      • Drug Screening
      • In-house toxicologist

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