Congenital Birth Defects are quite common. When a congenital birth defect is found Physicians have to make sure there are no other defects. Congenital birth defects or congenital anomalies are of various types. Some of them require urgent medical attention and some of them, surgical intervention. Few congenital birth defects do not require any treatment at birth. A few days ago an inborn baby admitted in our NICU with multiple congenital birth defects. This is a case history of a baby Continue Reading…..
There are many hospitals for children in Dhaka. Not all of them has a good reputation. Recently Dhaka is experiencing massive outrage of Dengue. There are not enough Hospitals for Children in Dhaka. Thousands of patients are admitting every day in various hospitals of Dhaka. Approximately 37000 patients are admitted so far this year with 29 confirmed dead. However unofficial death toll is around 80. Hospitals are full of dengue patients. For the first time, I have seen private hospitals Continue Reading…..
Being a parent, you are responsible for your children’s health. And, every parent wants their child to grow and be healthy. According to experts, the foods you feed your child play an efficient role in how tall they grow. You may have seen the advertisements of Horlicks, Bournvita, Complan etc that makes your child taller stronger and healthier. Does it really work? Well, there is controversy regarding that opinion. It contains many micronutrients, vitamins, minerals etc with sugar. Sugar is Continue Reading…..
Update: Essential Medicine List for Children has published the lastest 7th Edition, June 2019. World Health Organisation in short popularly known as WHO has been publishing the Essential Medicines List for both Children and Adult. It has been updated every 2 yearly. The first list of Essential Medicines list was published in 1977 only for adult. As science has developed much more than the previous, the pediatric department has been separated. First edition for CHILDREN was published in October 2007. Continue Reading…..
Dr Taniya Sultana a young female doctor who was a postgraduate FCPS trainee in the largest Medical College in Bangladesh named by Dhaka Medical College Hospital died a few days ago due to Dengue. She died in the ICU of my working place, Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Hospital. She sacrificed herself on service, Treating dengue patients. All the caregivers including doctors, nurses and other staffs of Hospital are at risk of getting dengue infection. She is the third doctor Continue Reading…..
Breastfeeding is a good habit for mothers. Breast milk is the best gift for the newborn baby. There are no substitutes for breast milk. Formula feeding is discouraged throughout the world. Unless it is absolutely necessary, formula feeding should not be given. For the new mothers breastfeeding may be a new experience. Child below six months of ages must be given only breastfeeding. But many women in our country do not know this. Sometimes they ignore the importance of breastfeeding. Continue Reading…..
CT scan, MRI, Ultrasonography X-ray are some common investigations done in BSMMU or PG Hospital. These are costly investigations especially CT Scan and MRI. The BSMMU has opened a new block just for these investigations procedure. These investigations are now available in F Block. F block is beside the Administration training building. Many readers were asking me about the costs of these investigations. So here is a post dedicated regarding how to do CT scan, MRI, Ultrasonography X-ray etc. What Continue Reading…..