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14th World Congress on General Pediatrics & Adolescent medicine, will be organized around the theme “Pioneering Spirit of Enriching the Lives of Children”
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The aim of the study of pediatrics is to reduce infant and child rate of deaths, control the spread of infectious disease, promote healthy lifestyles for a long disease-free life and help ease the problems of children and adolescents. It can be acknowledged that this can be reached by learning the major and primary subject on General Pediatrics. General Pediatrics includes the basic treatments involved for the betterment of pediatric health. The most significant problems can be due to nutritional deficiencies to the overall health of infants and children because growth and development can be seriously hindered by shortages in essential vitamins or nutrients.
A child has medical problems that might be genetic which can be learnt under general pediatrics. When a child has medical problems involving more than one body system, screening of genetic abnormalities may be recommended to identify the cause and make a diagnosis. This can be recognized by being educated about the modern imaging risks in children suffering with pediatric genetic disorders. During the course of these techniques providing effective pain management for children is widely recognized as a complicated and challenging aspect. This challenge can be achieved by learning about child psychology and behavioral studies which can ease the complications with the child during the treatment.
- Track 1-1Nutrient deficiencies
- Track 1-2Pediatric obesity
- Track 1-3Child psychology
- Track 1-4Pediatric behavioural studies
- Track 1-5Pain relief therapies and management
- Track 1-6Diagnosis & Treatment
- Track 1-7Pediatric Developmental Changes
- Track 1-8Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Premature birth complications can vary between premature babies and some are more serious than others. Preterm birth complications are the leading cause of death among children under 5 years of age, responsible for nearly 1 million deaths in 2013. Neonatal resuscitation skills are essential for all health care providers who are involved in the delivery of newborns. Clinicians must use the latest non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies for effective management of neonatal pain, distress, or agitation to avoid neonatal complications. As a child is growing it is important to concentrate on health care transition planning. Nutrients and growth factors regulate brain development during fetal and early postnatal life. Hence it is important to know the neonatal nutrition. Kernicterus (Bilirubin encephalopathy) is an acquired metabolic encephalopathy of the neonatal period is one of the toxic influences. Neonatal Polycythemia, defined as a central venous hematocrit (Hct) level of greater than 65%, is a relatively common disorder in neonates.
- Track 2-1Non-invasive neonatology
- Track 2-2Neonatal resuscitation
- Track 2-3Role of progenitor cells in neonatal physiology and necrotizing enterocolitis
- Track 2-4Neonatal nutrition
- Track 2-5Bilirubin encephalopathy
- Track 2-6Neonatal polycythemia
- Track 2-7 Diagnosis & Treatment
It can be frightening to hear that a child has cancer or a blood disorder. It is acknowledged that neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid tumor of infancy. It is an embryonal malignancy of the sympathetic nervous system arising from neuroblasts (pluripotent sympathetic cells). Researchers are looking for genetic source of childhood cancer. The common blood disorders in children are leukemia and lymphoma. Leukemia is a disease of the white blood cells. The most common type of pediatric leukemia is acute lymphocytic leukemia. Other types of leukemia that occur less frequently in children are acute myeloid leukemia, and chronic myeloid leukemia. Lymphomas (Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma) are the third most common cancer in children. Based on the characteristics and microscopic appearance of the cancer cell, the pediatric lymphomas are divided into Hodgkin Lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Hence learning more about the advances in cancer detection and images becomes a prominent subject to cure childhood cancer.
- Track 3-1Incidence and types of childhood cancer
- Track 3-2Biological processes leading to cancer development
- Track 3-3Exposure assessment and its challenges
- Track 3-4Investigating potential cancer clusters
Pediatric hematology is the branch of pediatrics dealing with study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention different types of blood disorders including the study of bleeding and clotting disorders in children. The study of Tumor Cell Biology reviews applications concerned with signal transduction mechanisms in neoplastic cells, and regulation of tumor cell phenotype and behavior, and tumor progression. It important to study causes, risk factors and the hypothesis in pediatrics with hematology disorders. A medical practitioner who specializes in this field of pediatric hematology is called pediatric hematologist. It is important that one should be familiar with the educational and preventive measures in order to prevent children being affected with blood disorders.
- Track 4-1Tumor Cell Biology
- Track 4-2Clotting Disorders
- Track 4-3Risk Factors
- Track 4-4Drug Development
The study of Pediatric Cardiology is responsible for the diagnosis of congenital heart defects, performing diagnostic procedures such as echocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations and electrophysiology studies. The increasing number of neonates with congenital heart defects referred to the neonatal intensive care unit reflects the increasing awareness that the defects may be present. Chest radiography and ECG rarely assist in the neonatal diagnosis. Congestive heart failure in the fetus, or hydrops, can be detected by performing fetal echocardiography. In this case, congestive heart failure may represent underlying anemia (eg, Rh sensitization, fetal-maternal transfusion), arrhythmias (usually supraventricular tachycardia), or myocardial dysfunction(myocarditis or cardiomyopathy). Many of the pediatric heart defects such as patent ductus arteriosus interruption, vascular ring division, pericardial window, diaphragm placation, thoracic duct ligation, ligation of collateral vessels have been repaired using pediatric interventional cardiology. The barriers and challenges to achieving routinely applicable Tissue Engineered and Regenerative Cardiac Surgery Methods are also explored as is a novel concept for the Cardiac Hybrid Operating Room Suite of the 21st Century. Apart from these techniques nursing and care for pediatric cardiac patients also plays an important role for the cure of pediatric cardiac patients.
- Track 5-1Hypertensive Heart Diseases
- Track 5-2Pericarditis Effusion
- Track 5-3Cardiomyopathy
- Track 5-4Myocarditis
- Track 5-5Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
- Track 5-6Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
- Track 5-7Heart Murmur
- Track 5-8Pediatric Arrhythmia
- Track 5-9Baby Heart Diseases
Researchers are engaged in a variety of laboratory and clinical research programs to extend their understanding of the developing nervous system and pathologic processes that underlie neurological disorders in children. The most common neurological disease is pediatric epilepsy. Approximately 70% of children who suffer epilepsy during their childhood eventually outgrow it. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) is a diagnostic tool used for inherited metabolic disorders. To date, MRS has been limited to the assessment for cerebral lactic acidosis in mitochondrial disorders in children. Neuromuscular and genetic metabolic diseases are the most common genetic related disorders in children. The new frontier to improve outcomes in crticially ill pediatric patients with neurological illness is Pediatric Neurocritical Care.
- Track 6-1Neuropathic Pain
- Track 6-2Neuropharmacology
- Track 6-3Neuro Therapeutics, Diagnostics and Case Studies
- Track 6-4Neurodegenerative Diseases
- Track 6-5Neuro-Degenerative Disorders and Stroke
- Track 6-6Neuromuscular Disorders
- Track 6-7Pediatric Neuropsychology
Pediatric Nursing Education plays an important role in shaping the future. Pediatric Nursing is the scientific treatment of childhood which deals with the care of children from conception to adolescence in health care. Pediatric nurse duties may include: Conducting physicals, Child immunizations, Screening for disease, Diagnosing illnesses, Prescribing medications, Normalize the life of the child in the family home, school and community, Minimize the impact of the child's unique condition, Foster maximal growth and development, Develop realistic, functional and coordinated home care plans for the children and families, Respect the roles of the families in the care of their children. The Pediatric Intensive Care provides care for infants, children and adolescents who become critically ill or injured which include the conditions like Severe infection , Poisoning, Drug overdose, Trauma, Extensive surgery, Congenital anomalies, Immunological disorders etc. Research in the field of pediatrics is more focused on nutrient deficiencies, pediatric obesity, Child Psychology, pediatric genetic disorders, pediatric critical care, child health nursing, pediatric nutrition for a better healthcare. Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. Globally, in 2013 the number of overweight children under the age of five, is estimated to be over 42 million. Close to 31 million of these are living in developing countries. Approximately 17% (or 12.7 million) of children and adolescents aged 2-19 years are obese. Overweight and obese children are likely to stay obese into adulthood and more likely to develop non communicable diseases like diabetes and cardiovascular diseases at a younger age. The worldwide pediatric social insurance market touches around $81.0 billion. Pediatric affiliations are being supported every year about $629,559 million to $669,841 million for pediatric examination.
- Track 7-1Newborn and Child Sleep Cycles
- Track 7-2Care of the High Risk Newborns
- Track 7-3Pediatric Oral Health Nursing
- Track 7-4Pediatric Intensive Care
- Track 7-5Pediatric Critical Care Nursing
- Track 7-6Fundamental Nursing
- Track 7-7Pediatric Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing
- Track 7-8Clinical Nursing
- Track 7-9Pediatric and Maternal Nursing
- Track 7-10Community and Home Health Nursing
Pediatric immunology is a branch of pediatrics which deals with immunological or allergic disorders of children. Pediatric immunology plays major role in understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the immune system and it has seriously involved in the development of new diagnostic tests and treatment. Some of the major pediatric immunology diseases are community acquired infections, vaccination complications, pediatric HIV and AIDS and congenital or acquired immune deficiencies. As of 2013, of the estimated 35.3 million people worldwide living with HIV, approximately 3.2 million are children under 15 years of age. An estimated 260,000 children were newly infected with HIV in 2012; further, nearly 700 children are newly infected with HIV every day. Reflecting this imperative, it is equally important to learn about the diagnosing and caring of pediatric HIV patients.
- Track 8-1Congenital or acquired immune deficiencies
- Track 8-2Vaccination & complications
- Track 8-3Diagnosing and caring for pediatric HIV and AIDS patients
Pediatric infectious diseases are the diseases which will effect at time of childhood. Some of the pediatric infectious diseases include bone infections, skin infections, joint infections, blood infections. The major causes for pediatric infectious diseases are the parasitic infection, bacterial infection and viral infections.
- Track 9-1Bone infections
- Track 9-2Travel related infections
- Track 9-3Viral infections
- Track 9-4Bacterial infections
- Track 9-5Parasitic infections
- Track 9-6Blood infections
- Track 9-7Joint infections
- Track 9-8Skin infections
Pediatric Allergy is an important subject to be learnt in order to promote understanding and advance the treatment of respiratory, allergic, and immunologic diseases in children. It emphasizes the epidemiologic research on the most common chronic illnesses of children—asthma and allergies—as well as many less common and rare diseases. Swollen or enlarged adenoids and Tonsils are common in children. Environmental and food allergies in children occur when the children’s immune system reacts to normal harmless substances present in the environment. Pneumonia is often caused by viruses, such as the influenza virus (flu) and adenovirus. Other viruses, such as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and human metapneumovirus, are common causes of pneumonia in young kids and babies. Some of the Allergic reactions in children include, red eyes, atopic dermatitis (eczema), itchiness, runny nose, urticaria (hives), an asthma attack and sinusitis.
- Track 10-1Allergic rhinitis
- Track 10-2Sinusitis
- Track 10-3Allergy and asthma
- Track 10-4Influenza and pneumonia
- Track 10-5Diagnosis, immunization & preventive measures
Pediatric pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases involving respiratory tract. Pediatric pulmonology is a combination of both pulmonology and pediatrics. Pediatric pulmonologists are specially trained in pulmonary pediatric diseases and conditions of the chest, particularly pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, complicated chest infections, etc. Epiglottitis is a cause of pediatric dyspnea that should be considered by the EMT when evaluating children in respiratory distress. Hence it is important to study the diagnosis, immunization and preventive measure of these diseases.
- Track 11-1Epiglottitis and respiratory distress
- Track 11-2Lung transplantation
- Track 11-3Lung problems associated with immune compromise
- Track 11-4Congenital respiratory disorders & lung malformations
- Track 11-5Cystic fibrosis- pathophysiology & treatment
- Track 11-6Sleep-related breathing problems
- Track 11-7Respiratory control and sleep disorders
- Track 11-8Chronic lung diseases of infancy
- Track 11-9Pediatric sleep medicine
- Track 11-10Diagnosis, immunization & preventive measures
Pediatric Endocrinology is a medical subspecialty dealing growth disorders and sexual differentiation in childhood, as well as neonatal diabetes and other disorders of the endocrine glands. It also includes the study of the most common types of diabetes are type 1 and type 2 diabetes. There is another type of diabetes that is often misdiagnosed as type 1 or type 2 diabetes, called monogenic diabetes which is seen in children.
- Track 12-1Adrenal and pituitary problems
- Track 12-2Psychoneuroendocrinology
- Track 12-3Blood Sugar Regulation and Calcium Metabolism
- Track 12-4Hormone Disorders
- Track 12-5Diagnosis & Treatment
- Track 12-6Growth disorders
- Track 12-7Thyroid disease in children
- Track 12-8Neonatal diabetes & Hyperinsulinism
- Track 12-9Hyperglycemia
- Track 12-10 Neuroendocrinology
Gastrointestinal disorders in children range from minor to life threatening, and short- to long-term or chronic. Neonatal Jaundice is one of the most common conditions needing medical attention in newborn babies. Gastrointestinal food allergies are not rare in infants and children. Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopic procedure a pediatric endoscopy has become an essential modality for evaluation and treatment of GI diseases. Complex gastrointestinal surgery is one of the common methods to treat GI disorder in children. The principle diseases concerned with pediatric gastroenterology are acute diarrhoea, gastritis, persistent vomiting and problems with the development of the gastric tract.
- Track 13-1Allergic GI disorders
- Track 13-2Pediatric endoscopy and imaging
- Track 13-3Diagnosis & Treatment
- Track 13-4Complex gastrointestinal surgery & risk factors
- Track 13-5Stress management and cognitive behavioral therapies
- Track 13-6Neonatal jaundice
- Track 13-7Childhood cirrhosis
- Track 13-8Feeding disorders
- Track 13-9Obesity and autism
Nearly every child or teen faces some challenges as they grow up because of peer pressure, family changes, a death or other loss, managing a chronic illness, or simply because it isn’t easy making the change from being a child to being an adult. Poor mental health can affect overall well-being and can lead to emotional and behavioral changes, ADHD and learning disabilities. Many children experience loss or stress, and others must manage their chronic illness at a young age. Some children have a disorder that runs in the family and puts them at higher risk for depression or anxiety. Some children may also be affected due to school problems and relationship problems and leads to behavioral and developmental disorders. If a child or teen shows extreme anxiety, depression, problems with nightmares and sleeping, aggressive behaviors or if he talks of suicide, seek immediate cognitive behavioral therapies
- Track 14-1Behavioral Changes and Disorders
- Track 14-2Pediatric Anxiety
- Track 14-3Learning Disabilities
- Track 14-4Emotional Changes
- Track 14-5Stress Management
- Track 14-6Behavioral Therapies
Pediatric surgery is a branch of pediatrics which is dealing with all the surgical operations of children. It is a combination of both surgery and pediatrics. Pediatric surgery is responsible for the treatment of many disorders through surgical operations in children and playing vital role in saving lives at birth stage by newborn and fetal surgery. Pediatric surgery can be mainly divided into two sub categories, known as, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric nephrological surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric urological surgery, pediatric hepatological surgery, pediatric orthopedic surgery, pediatric vascular surgery and pediatric oncological surgery.
- Track 15-1Pediatric Anaesthesia & surgical Pharmacology
- Track 15-2Pre- operartive and Post-operative care
- Track 15-3Pediatric Emergency Surgeries
- Track 15-4Pediatric Neonatal surgeries
- Track 15-5Pediatric Major surgeries
- Track 15-6Pediatric Minor Surgeries
Emergent management of pediatric patients with fever is a common challenge. Children with fever account for as many as 20% of pediatric emergency department (ED) visits, and the underlying disorders in these cases range from mild conditions to the most serious of bacterial and viral illnesses. Asphyxial cardiac arrest is more common than VF cardiac arrest in infants and children, and ventilations are extremely important in pediatric resuscitation. It occurs in circumstances that obstruct the airway or otherwise prevent the intake of oxygen. Many congenital and acquired heart diseases may present with heart failure. This requires immediate management of common cardiac emergencies in children beyond the neonatal period, illustrated with typical clinical scenarios, ECG recordings or X-ray/echocardiographic images. But it is important to learn about radiation consequences of CT in children. Because of the rapidly growing use of pediatric CT and the potential for increased radiation exposure to children undergoing these scans, special considerations should be applied when using pediatric CT.
- Track 16-1Emergency life support & Emergency Care
- Track 16-2Trauma
- Track 16-3Pharmacology and Pain Management
- Track 16-4Safety and Quality Improvement
- Track 16-5Ethics for Primary Pediatricians
- Track 16-6Research and Statistics
Adolescent medicine or hebiatrics is a medical subspecialty that focuses on care of patients who are in the adolescent period of development, generally ranging from the last years of elementary school until graduation from high school (some doctors in this subspecialty treat young adults attending college at area clinics, in the subfield of college health). Patients have generally entered puberty, which typically begins between the ages of 11 and 13 for boys.
- Track 17-1Pubertal development
- Track 17-2Pediatric obesity
- Track 17-3Adolescent Substance Abuse
- Track 17-4Behavioral Problems
- Track 17-5Eating Disorders
- Track 17-6Adolescent Wellness Clinic
- Track 18-1Breast feeding and formula feeding
- Track 18-2Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders
- Track 18-3Nutritional Problems, diseases & conditions
- Track 18-4Mal nutrition and Vitamin deficiencies
- Track 18-5Fluid and Electrolyte Metabolism