INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL PAEDIATRICS
1 HISTORY: INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL PAEDIATRICS
Child care in Stanley medical college started in 1900s. A dedicated children’s ward was
subsequently opened. Institute of social paediatrics was established in the year 1988. It was
opened as a center for child care and to implement research programme .Today we
function as 4 units in the 8 storey block. Additionally ISP also has a separate paediatric
surgery and paediatric neurology unit.
Each of the four general paediatric units has 40 inpatient beds each and runs outpatient
services daily from 7.30am to 12pm. In addition to general paediatric work, we also
provide specialty outpatient clinic services in cardiology, pulmonology , nephrology , nutrition, endocrinology, gastroenterology, nephrology and child guidance. Immunization is provided on all days.
The district early intervention center in first floor functions daily.
The outpatient department also has separate lab, pharmacy and x-ray services.
Besides this, a well equipped emergency room provides 24 hours emergency paediatric and
newborn care. The paediatric intensive care unit is an 8 bedded facility equipped with
ventilator and HFNC to manage critically ill children. There is a separate 17 bedded high
dependency ward which functions as a step down ward for patients in PICU and admits sick
children requiring close monitoring and oxygen support.
The NICU in ISP, cares for sick newborns referred from nearby PHC s and is well equipped
with ventilators , CPAP and LEDs for phototherapy. Newborn outpatient care is also
The paediatric neurology department extends outpatient services daily and has an
independent 20 bedded inpatient ward. Inpatient EEG facility is available.
The paediatric surgery department functions in the 7th floor with its own operation
theatre located on the sixth floor.
In addition, a separate neonatal care unit functions in the Rajah Sir Ramaswamy Mudaliar
lying in hospital which was established in 1880s to provide OG and newborn care. A well
baby clinic is functional daily here.
We have a dedicated team of doctors and nurses providing 24 hours care. ISP has been
training undergraduates and postgraduate to bring out quality health care and passionate
paediatricians. Our academic schedule includes case presentation, bedside clinics and lectures for
both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The department organizes monthly
continuing medical education programme and journal clubs to keep the faculty and post
graduates up to date with the advances in the field. Recently in January 2018, ISP launched
its newsletter Stanped ; which publishes Case reports, interesting cases and original
ISP also has been celebrating breast feeding week , epilepsy week, ORS day every year and
is actively involved in creating awareness among teachers and students in nearby schools
and colleges .In keeping with its tradition, ISP shall continue to provide committed
service and healthcare to society.
|Dr M A Aravind
|Dr. J. Ganesh
|Dr. T.S. Ekambaranath
|Dr. Senthil Kumar
|Dr. A. Selvi
|Dr. R Shanthi
3. SERVICES OFFERED:
Type of the course offered: Medical MBBS
Course duration: 4.5 + 1 )year
Sanctioned seats- 250
Affiliated university: The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University
Selection Procedure: NEET UG Entrance Examination followed by All India and Tamil Nadu counseling.
Name of the course offered: MD PEDIATRICS
1) Eligibility - M.B.B.S/Diploma
2) Course Duration – 3 years
3) Sanctioned number of seats- 16
4) Affiliated University- The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University
5) Selection Procedure-NEET PG Entrance examination followed by All India and Tamilnadu
6) MCI recognized
ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES FOR POST GRADUATE TRAINEES AND UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
|Ward case discussion
|Bedside clinics- ward case discussion
|Interesting case discussion
|Op case discussion
4. DEPARTMENT MUSEUM
Clinical pathology: Complete blood count, peripheral smear, ESR , Absolute Eosinophil count, PT INR
Biochemistry: Renal and liver function test
24 hour urine protein
Microbiology: Blood and urine culture
X-ray including portable X-ray for ICU
6. RESEARCH PUBLICATION (LAST 5 YEARS)
|Diabetic Ketoacidosis in a child – S.Shanthi.
|Weaning from Ventilator-S.Shanthi, Indian Journal of practical pediatrics.
|Trauma Resuscitation –S .Shanthi
|Status Epilepticus- S. Lakshmi ,Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics
|Febrile fits-S. Lakshmi, Neurology. Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics.
|Rapid diagnostic tests in pediatric infections. Lakshmi S, Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics.
|A rare case of fetal cardiac rhabdomyoma-S. Lakshmi - International journal of Health sciences, 2015
|Indian journal of Pediatrics / DOI:10.1007/SI13312-012-0014-8,parathyroid carcinoma presenting as genuvalgum: a case report , M.Vinodh
|The internet journal of Paediatrics and Neonatology ISSN: 1528-8374- Aloe Vera induced oral mucositis: a case Report, C.Krishnakumar
|Risk factors for Urinary tract infection in Pediatric patients “International Journal of Contemporary pediatrics 2017 Dr M A Aravind.
|Clinical Profile and predictors of outcome in children admitted in PICU withn acute Encephalitis Syndrome”International Journal of contemporary Pediatrics -2017 –Dr V .Jayakumar
|Efficacy of urine screening and culture methods in childhood urinary tract infections and analysis of the causative pathogens” International Journal of Contemporary pediatrics July 2017 –Dr .A .Anuradha
|Comparison Of various methods of temperature measurement in children admitted in the Pediatric ward of a teritiary care centre:International Journal of contemporary Pediatrics -2017 jul 4(4) 2017 -Dr.T.S.Ekambaranath.
|To assess the impact of various modes of post natal breastfeeding education in promoting breastfeeding practices, International Journal of contemporary Pediatrics – vol 4, issue 3,2017.Dr. P.Venkatesh.
|Diagnostic accuracy of digital thermometer compared to mercury in glass thermometer for measuring temperature in children :International Journal of contemporary Pediatrics – jul 4 (4) 2017.-Dr. P.Venkatesh.
|A cross sectional study on the prevalence of structural congenital anomalies among neonates delivered in a tertiary care hospital, Chennai from January 2016 to February 2017 Dr M Vinodh .
|Efficacy and safety of oral ibuprofen in PDA Closure in preterm neonates: Paripex Indian Journal of research- vol 6, issue 8, Aug. 2017Dr.Senthilkumar
|Clinical Profile of Neonatal Seizures in Tertiary care centre NICU- Journal of Evidence based Medicine and health care, vol 4, issue 47, Jun 2017. Dr M Sankaranarayanan.
|Clincolaboratory profile of scrub typhus in Children – PIJR, Vol-6, March 2017Dr.S.Rajeshkumar
|Prevalance of obesity in school going children in north madras
|Risk factors and prevalence of ROP in preterm newborns
|Association of LFT value in clinical neurological outcome of term newborn with birth asphyxia
|Study on the outcome of RDS in preterm neonates treated with early rescue and late surfactant therapy
|Incidence in determinance of AKI in PICU in a tertiary care centre and role of cystatin c in AKI
|Dr.Jane amala sebasty
|Risk factor analysis in neonatal sepsis
|Role of bedside USG in fluid responsiveness in various types of pediatric shock
Dr Senthil Kumar
|A study of efficacy of high flow nasal cannula therapy for children with respiratory distress in a south Indian pediatric tertiary care centre
Dr T Ravichandran
|A study of platelet indices in various severity of dengue in suspected and proven dengue fever- Observational study in aTertiary care center
PRIZES AND AWARDS WON :
Dr Subathra – University gold medalist MD Paediatrics
Dr Praveen –JV Medal exam 2018 DCH
Dr Swapna –JV Medal exam 2019 MD Paediatrics
10. MEDAL EXAM / COMPETITION ROUTINELY CONDUCTED IN THE DEPARTMENT
The following medal exams are conducted in the institute of social pediatrics for undergraduate students:
1. Akkaraju Seetharamaiah and Ramanagaru memorial prize for women candidates in general paediatrics
2. Louis Bernard Memorial Prize in general Paediatrics
3 Dr K.T. Harilal Endowment Fund for proficiency In Neonatology
11. CME/ CONFERENCE/ WORKSHOP CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT
City paediatric meet in the month of December every year.
Critical care meet in the month of November every year
NCD s in paediatric cardiology, Interesting case discussion in paediatric neurology, Recent advances in liver transplantation on 28 June, 2019
Guest lecture by Dr. G.Sangeetha MD Paediatrics, Fellowship in paediatric nephrology on acute kidney injury / renal replacement therapy
Guest lecture By Dr Mohan Pammi, Neonatologist from Baylor college of Medicine Texas, US on 6th September 2019
We celebrate world breast feeding week every year.
12. CME/ CONFERENCE/ WORKSHOPS ATTENDED BY THE DEPARTMENT
Holistic approach to paediatric surgery by department of paediatric surgery, government Stanley medical college on 6 July,2019
State and National Pedicon each Year.
Madras Pedicon 2019, 44th annual conference of IAP, TN
Dr. P.Rajagopal award oral paper presentation
1. Proteinuria in dengue fever in paediatric population - DR. Rini susan G
2. Awareness among postnatal mothers in essential newborn care and prevention of neonatal sepsis - DR. Madhumathi.R
Dr Balagopala Raju award paper presentation:
1. An Objective score to assess asthma severity and outcome in the emergency room-Dr Swapna P
12th workshop on paediatric and neonatal ventilation – Sri Ramachandra institute of higher education and research, Porur September 19,20,21
13. ANY WORK OF EXCELLENCE/ AWARDS RECEIVED BY FACULTIES
Dr.T.S. Ekambaranath- Best Doctor award 2017
Dr. P Venkatesh - Best Doctor award 2018
Dr. M.Vinodh – Best doctor award 2019
Dr.Jayakumar – Best teacher award
14. ANY OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
STANPED: quarterly newsletter published by ISP.
World breast feeding week celebration in ISP
World breast feeding week is celebrated every year .