Nesreen Ali, MD

Administrative Manager of the Intensive Care unit

How can I know as early as possible that my child needs to be checked for a suspected bone tumor?

These are worrisome symptoms and signs: severe pain in upper or lower limb, more by night, not relieved by regular pain killers and associated with swelling. Your child is not eating well and losing weight in short period of time.

What is the chance of cure if my child was diagnosed with a bone cancer?

If he presented to hospital at an early stage of the disease and treated according to standard protocols, his or her chance of complete cure will range between 60 to 70 % 5 years cure rate.

What is the chance of my child needing an amputation if he is diagnosed with a bone cancer?

If he is diagnosed at an early stage with a small to moderately sized tumor, his or her chance of not having an amputation would be over 90 %.

How can we call for the rapid response team?

By calling 6000 & call for Code Yellow, intensivist will be available within 10 minutes.

What should I do when the patient goes into cardiac arrest?

The attendant should start CPR & call for help who should call 6000 for Code Blue, the code blue team will arrive within 2 minutes.

What is Anesthesia?

Anesthesia is a state of controlled, temporary loss of sensation or awareness that is induced for medical purposes, that enables the painless performance of surgical procedures.

Are there types of Anesthesia?

There is three different types of Anesthesia: Local anesthesia in which only the place of procedure is anesthetized. General Anesthesia in which the whole body is anesthetized. Regional anesthesia in which only part of the body is anesthetized

What is a Pediatric Anesthesiologist?

If your child has an illness, injury, or disease that requires surgery or a procedure, a Pediatric Anesthesiologist has the experience and qualifications to assist in the treatment and to help ensure that your child undergoes that treatment safely. A pediatric anesthesiologist is a fully trained anesthesiologist who has completed at least 1 year of … Continued