PAEDIATRICS

Diagnostic & treatment offers

We offer general paediatric consultations and can provide assistance for emergencies in the absence of your paediatrician or general practitioner.

Gastrointestinal illnesses

  • Helicobacter pylori diagnosis (C13 breath test)
  • Lactose and fructose malabsorption (H2 breath test)
  • Rehydration in the day clinic (IV and oral administration) and monitoring in the event of
    acute gastroenteritis, acetonemic vomiting and similar conditions
  • Diagnosis and initiation of treatment for chronic constipation, encopresis

Ultrasound diagnostics

  • Abdomen
  • Thyroid
  • Lymph nodes
  • Infant’s hips
  • Kidneys and urinary tract
  • External male genitalia (testicles)
  • Brain in new-borns

Special services

  • Treatment / removal of warts (water warts, common warts)
  • Amblyopia screening: for early detection of impaired vision
  • Day admissions for painful treatments under short-term analgesia
    (changing bandages on burns)

Laboratory examinations (immediate)

  • Electrolytes
  • Urine diagnostics
  • Blood gas analysis
  • Rapid test for streptococci
  • General haematology / clinical chemistry
  • Stool diagnostics: rota-adenovirus infection
  • Comprehensive diagnostics in collaboration with the Viollier and Rothen laboratories

Paediatric surgical emergencies

  • Chassaignac (repositioning)
  • Conservative treatment (plaster cast)
  • Injuries to extremities (X-ray diagnostics)

Internal paediatric emergencies

  • ECG
  • Severe stomach ache
  • Serious breathing difficulties (X-ray thorax)
  • Blunt abdominal trauma (sonography)
  • Ingestion of foreign objects (sonography/X-rays)

Clarification of enuresis and functional bladder disorders

  • Urination calendar, measurement of residual urine, toilet training; behavioural therapy, parent counselling
  • Intravenous antibiotic treatment of bacterial infections based on the indication or in the event of lack of compliance (e.g. pneumonia, borreliosis, pyelonephritis)
  • Anamnesis, advice, alleviation, resource analysis
  • Interdisciplinary coordination (mother & father consultations etc.)
  • Anamnesis, advice, alleviation, resource analysis
  • Interdisciplinary coordination (mother & father consultations etc.)

Acute respiratory diseases

For example, obstructive bronchitis, croup, acute severe asthma

 

Diagnostics

  • X-rays
  • Laboratory (see below)
  • Lung function

 

Treatment

  • Intensified inhalation treatment
  • IV treatment (antibiotics, steroids, Beta-2-Mimetika)

 

Monitoring

  • Continual: blood pressure, heart rate, O2 saturation

KTK KINDERTAGESKLINIK LIESTAL

Oristalstrasse 87 a
CH-4410 Liestal

+41 61 927 94 27

+41 61 927 94 29

ktk@kindertagesklinik.ch
www.kindertagesklinik.ch

 

OUR OPENING HOURS

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Consultations from 9:00 a.m.

 

Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.