The Department of Anaesthesia takes intense efforts to provide optimum clinical care to both adult and children in the perioperative period. The services of Anesthetists are available round the clock for all planned and emergency surgeries and procedures.
The operation theatres are equipped with modern Anaesthesia machines, Anaesthesia equipments, multipara monitors, Fiber-optic endoscopes, Nerve locators for safe administration of general and regional anesthesia.
All modern and safer drugs required for delivery of Anaesthesia are available for patients care. The monitors include electrocardiograph, pulse oximeters, capnography, respiratory gas monitors.
In addition, there are facilities available for invasive monitoring like arterial blood pressure and cardiac output which are helpful in handling critically ill patients and those coming for complicated major surgical procedures. All operation rooms are equipped with Infusion pumps which help deliver the exact rate and amount of drugs to patients during the surgical procedure. We use both general and regional anaesthetic techniques or in combination. Regional Anaesthesia is provided by single shot or catheter techniques and is provided by using the latest in block placement techniques. Recognized for DNB Anaesthesia by National Board of Examination, New Delhi since 2009, for 1 seat.
The department provides Anaesthesia services primarily to 4 major and 1 minor Operation Theatres which accommodate surgeries like Neurosurgery, Cardiac Surgery, Orthopaedic, Laparoscopic and Abdominal surgeries, Oncosurgery, Urosurgery, Gynecological, ENT, Ophthalmology, Kidney transplants and Facio Maxillary Surgery.
The department also offers services to Emergency Care, Radiology (MRI, CT scan), Cardiac Cath-lab, Endoscopy suite, Pain Management.
All patients are evaluated extensively prior to the administration of anesthesia, both before admission (10 am - 4 pm, Mon - Sat) and also in the rooms and wards. The Anaesthesia plan and the risks involved are explained to the patient.
The anesthesia technique is planned for each patient depending on the surgical procedure, the condition of the patient, and the availability of drugs.
Several Anaesthetic techniques are offered:
For general anesthesia, modern anesthetic agents with minimal side effects are used.
All patients who undergo surgery under Anaesthesia are observed in a modern well equipped postoperative recovery care unit by specially trained nursing staff under the guidance of the Anaesthesiologists. Care is taken to provide adequate post-operative pain relief to every patient. Those who need more intense monitoring for a longer period of time are shifted to the critical care unit for further management.
Acute Pain Service is provided for acute and immediate post-operative pain management of admitted patients.
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