Established on : Tuesday, April 30, 2013
At present, the Department provides anaesthesia services and ICU services to General Surgery, Obstetric and Gynaecology, ENT, Orthopaedics, Paediatric Surgery, GI surgery, Ophthalmic theatres, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, and neurosurgery as well as trauma and emergency ; it also provides peripheral anaesthesia services to interventional radiology, MRI, CT scan, ECT, acute and chronic pain services, resuscitation.
The Department has set up its own high standards in patient care, education and research. All operation theatres are equipped with state-of-the-art anaesthesia machines, facilities for invasive blood pressure and CVP monitoring, Entropy and BIS, NM monitoring and coagulation monitoring, ultrasonography for regional anaesthesia blocks and for vascular access.
Pre-Anaesthesia Check-up (PAC) Clinic: Referred patients scheduled for surgical/investigative procedures are screened in the PAC Clinic which is located in OPD block from 9am to 2pm five days a week i.e., Monday to Friday.
The post anaesthesia recovery room (PACU) is the one of the state-of-the-art recovery room and is equipped with multi-parameter monitors, patient controlled analgesia (PCA)/ infusion pumps, anaesthesia machine and defibrillator machine for emergency requirement.
Intensive Care Unit (8bedded ICU) at UGF floor and 5 bedded at Trauma complex 1st floor adjoining operation theatre is equipped with modern ventilators, multi parameter monitors, ultrasonography, and echocardiography machine and, a dedicated laboratory. The ICU caters to post surgical and medical patients.
Pain Clinic: Patients suffering from Acute and Chronic pain are referred in this Clinic for treatment from 2pm to 5pm on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Image guided interventional pain management procedures are carried out once a week (Saturday) in the operation theatre.
Research and Academic activities : Department regularly conducts workshops and Continuous Medical Education programs.
DM (Critical Care )/PDCC-CCM -From July 2018 department has started PDCC-CCM course with intake of 2 students twice a year. The Department also started three year DM (Critical Care Medicine) course IN July2019 with intake of one student per session.
Postgraduate course (MD) is of three years duration and includes a thesis. The selection of Junior Residents for post-graduates course is made twice a year i.e. in January and July. Diploma course in anaesthesia is not available for this speciality.
All postgraduate students are rotated in all surgical specialities, Intensive Care, Pre Anaesthesia clinics and Pain clinics. The Department has fixed guidelines for anaesthetic procedures to be undertaken and the curriculum planning for the junior residents. Thesis writing is mandatory for partial fulfilment for the final MD examination. Post graduate teaching programme consists of seminars, journal clubs, case discussion, tutorials and Guest lectures (4 days a week), All Junior and Senior Residents take part in the didactic teaching activities regularly under the faculty moderation. This is in addition to daily teaching activity based on the cases conducted in the operation theatres & Intensive Care Unit