Pediatrics is the specialty dedicated to the study and development of children up to adolescence, and the treatment of their illnesses.

In children, the most prevalent respiratory problems are upper respiratory tract conditions such as rhinitis, sinusitis , tonsillitis and otitis . Also infections such as laryngitis, bronchiolitis and pneumonia as well as childhood asthma, allergies, bronchiectasis and pleural pathology.

At Clinica Eupnea Palamós, children are cared for by a specialist in paediatrics, with the support of the allergology, otorhinolaryngology, respiratory physiotherapy, pulmonology and cardiology units.

Along with respiratory physiotherapy, we optimize the non-pharmacological care required by the child with respiratory symptoms or problems, and we instruct in the best use and management of pharmacological treatments. If you are looking for a pediatrician in Palamós, we are your center.


If you would like more information or request a medical visit with our Pediatric specialists, contact Clínica Eupnea Palamós.


  • Pulmonary function in the child : It is a basic aspect for the diagnosis, evaluation and follow-up of children who suffer from or are suspected of suffering from respiratory diseases. The most typical tests are spirometry, DLCO, spirometry with bronchodilators, etc.
  • Pulse oximetry : This test is used to measure oxygen levels in the blood. It is used to monitor diseases such as COPD, COVID-19, etc.
  • Electrocardiogram : Also known as ECG. This is the test that records the heart’s electrical signals. It is a test capable of quickly detecting a heart problem. Its purpose is to show that the heart is beating at a normal rate and strength.
  • Allergy tests : Such as skin or epicutaneous tests, spirometry, nasal and conjunctival provocation, etc.
  • Airway inflammation study : To diagnose typical diseases such as bronchial asthma in children.
  • Ultrasound : This is a test that works by means of sound waves or ultrasound. Ultrasound is usually used in children to check the abdominal organs.
  • Cardiorespiratory polygraphy : It is used to diagnose some sleep disorders present in children. This test gives detailed information about the quality and duration of sleep by monitoring and recording the heartbeat, breathing or oxygen in the blood.
  • Infection diagnostic test : These consist of rapid diagnostic tests to detect respiratory viral infections.
    When should I take my baby to the pediatrician for their first check-up?

    Your baby should visit the pediatrician for their first check-up between 7 and 10 days after birth. This visit is important to ensure that your baby is growing and developing properly.

    What can I do if my child has a fever?

    If your child has a fever, make sure they stay hydrated and dress them in lightweight clothing. You can give them antipyretic medications like acetaminophen or ibuprofen according to your pediatrician’s instructions. If the fever persists for more than two days or is very high, consult your pediatrician.

    How can I tell if my child has food allergies?

    Symptoms of a food allergy can include hives, itching, swelling, difficulty breathing, or gastrointestinal problems. If you suspect your child has a food allergy, consult your pediatrician, who can perform allergy tests to identify the allergen.

    When should I start introducing solid foods to my baby?

    Most babies are ready to start eating solid foods between 4 and 6 months of age. It is important to introduce them gradually and one at a time to detect possible allergies or intolerances.

    What can I do if my child has colic?

    To help your child with colic, try keeping them upright after feeding, gently massaging their abdomen, and ensuring they burp after feedings. If the colic persists, consult your pediatrician for further advice and possible treatments.

    How can I know if my child is developing properly?

    Child development varies from one child to another, but there are common milestones that children typically reach at different stages. Consult your pediatrician during check-ups to ensure that your child is developing properly according to their age.

    When should I be concerned about my child's cough?

    Coughing is a normal response of the body to clear the airways. However, consult your pediatrician if the cough is persistent, accompanied by high fever, difficulty breathing, or if your child is very young (under 3 months).


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