The effect of pollution on children of 1 to 5 years, if the problem increases, then show them in these hospitals


New Delhi. The pollution level in Delhi-NCR is increasing rapidly. Due to this people are also having difficulty in breathing. At the same time, children are also facing a lot of problems. This is the reason why a large number of children affected by pollution are reaching hospitals in Delhi-NCR. However, experts say that due to the onset of winter season and increasing pollution, the number of patients affected by it in Delhi-NCR increases every time. This year too, sick children are reaching from emergency to OPD.

Chacha Nehru Children’s Hospital in Delhi Head of Pediatrics Prof. mamja jeju It is said that due to the high level of pollution, it is affecting the children. During pollution, diseases are coming to the fore in children and adolescents up to the age of 1 year, such as 12-14 years. However, at present the most affected by pollution are children between the ages of 1 to 5 years. Patients of Pneumonia and Allergy are being found in these. Those who already have lung diseases, they are facing some more problems due to change in weather and increase in pollution. It is also natural for this to happen.

The problems being faced by the children
, chest infection in children
, pneumoniae
, respiratory infection
, bronchitis
, runny nose, cold, cough
, asthma
, lung cancer
, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
, respiratory infection

Parents should follow these measures
, Keep giving hot water to the children, keep their body hydrated.
, Since the pollution is very high, do not let the children out. Go out only when absolutely necessary.
, Wear a mask wherever you go and make children wear masks too. It is not covid but now it is very important in the time of pollution.
, If children are having cough or difficulty in breathing, or there is pain while breathing or there is any other problem, then do not wait, take them to the hospital immediately.
, If the child already has a disease, there is a problem in the lungs or there is a problem of asthma, then take special care of it. Take care of medicines. Take care of nutritious food.

Almost all the hospitals in Delhi have facilities for children.
Pro. Jaju says that almost all the hospitals in Delhi like LNJP, Acharya Bhikshu, Kalavati Saran, Lady Hardinge, RML, Deendayal Upadhyay, GTB Hospital, Dr. Ambedkar etc. have arrangements for special wards for children. At the same time, there are paediatrics wards in the major hospitals of the central government and regular OPDs are held. In the season of pollution, most of the patients are semi-emergency or OPD. Very few are brought to an emergency. Although some patients need ICU, so many beds are in hospitals. In such a situation, parents can take the child to any government hospital and get treatment.

These facilities are available including beds, oxygen
Chacha Nehru Head of Office Dr. Mamta says that in addition to nebulization of children, there are adequate facilities for medication and beds in all children’s hospitals. At the same time, after the oxygen plant installed in the hospital since Kovid, now it is also sufficient. Therefore, in the season of pollution, there are all arrangements for the children. In Chacha Nehru, many cases also come after being referred. Everyone gets treatment here. The staff here also has a habit of working for a long time. Sometimes it happens that more patients come but if there are no beds or less, then doubling or tripling. In government hospitals, the same effort is made that everyone can get treatment, no one should be sent back.

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