DEPARTMENT OF ANAETHESIOLOGY

Investigations conducted:
Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
Number of beds in ICU
16

Operation Theatres

Few ventilators, Bird ventilator and pumovent ventilatorsw were procured in 1977. Later on few Blease Maneley and Sur Vebntilators were procured. At present all operation theatres are equipped with Aespire anesthesia work stations with ventilators and monitors. Recently Blease Anesthesia work stations have been procured. Patient monitoring is done according to the guidelines of Indian Societies of Anaesthesiologists.

Pain Clinic OPD & PAC

Pain Clinic and Pre-Anaesthetic Clinic were started in 1984. Regular Pain & Palliative Care OPD services are provided regularly on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday for patients of chronic pain and cancer patients. Nerve blocks for management of chronic pain are given on Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Recently Ozone and Radiofrequency discectomy have been started for patients of chronic low back pain

Intensive Care Unit

A 6 bedded Intensive Care Unit was started in 1990. Number of beds was increased to 16 in 2000 and ICU was shifted to new ICU block. ICU is equipped with sophisticated ventilators and monitors. Renal dialysis and CRRT services are provided to critically ill patients. ICU has its own X-Ray and Ultrasound facility.

Super specialty Divisions

Seven super specialty divisions - Critical Care, Neuroanaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Plastic Surgery Anesthesia, Paediatric & Neonatal Anesthesia, Pain & Palliative Care and Genito-urinary and Transplant Anesthesia were created in 1996 and were approved by the Executive Council. Post Doctoral Certificate Courses in critical care, Cardiac Anesthesia, Neuro Anesthesia and Pain & Palliative Care were started in 2002. So far 3 students in critical care, 3 in Pain & Palliative Care and 1 student in Neuro Anesthesia have completed PDCC. At present 2 students in Critical Care, 1 in Cardiac Anesthesia and 2 in Pain & Palliative Care are doing PDCC.

PG Seats

Diploma in Anesthesia was started in 1966. It was stopped in 1972. Initially there were 2 MD seats per year. They were increased to 5 per year. MD seats were increased to 10 per year in 2005. This year 5 more seats are added and presently there are 15 MD seats per year.

Post-operative Reovery room was started in. It was upgraded to HDU in 2006.

Since its inception the depaertment has produced 167 MDs, 2 Ph.Ds and 7 PDCC students. The students who have passed out from here are in very high positions in India and abroad.

Presently the department is having 6 Professors, 4 Readers, 4 Lecturers, 1 Meical Officer, 34 MD students, 5 PDCC students, 1 Senior Resident and 1 Pool Officer.