- HOD Dr. Anu Kapur
The Deptt of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Peri-operative Medicine is the back bone of the hospital and provides ventilatory care to serious patients in ICU. In the hospital, there are Five Operation Theater complexes running 19 working operation tables in various operation theaters. Out of them 2 + 1 Operation Theater Table are running round the clock for 365 days of the year for all type of various emergency surgeries performed in Hindu Rao Hospital. These emergency operations are complicated cases who have been referred from various peripheral hospitals of Delhi.
The Deptt. of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care & Peri-operative Medicine providing services through following units:-
1. Five Operation Theatres including One Emergency Operation Theatre
2. Intensive Care Unit (ICU) & HDU (8 + 4 Bedded)
3. Central Sterilization & Services Department (CSSD) including TSSU in each OT
4. Pre-anaesthesia Clinic and PFT
5. Various Manifold Rooms including Liquid Oxygen Plant
6. Pain Clinic
1. VARIOUS OPERATION THEATRES
The Anaesthesia Deptt. looks after 5 Operation Theatre Complexes running 19 working Operation Tables. Out of these 2 + 1 Operation Theatres run round the clock in Emg. O.T. Various types of anaesthesia are given in different surgeries at following Operation Theatres.
|First Floor OT Complex
|Gen Surgery & Urosurgery
|Ground Floor OT Complex
|Obs- Gynae & Orthopaedics
|E.N.T. OT Complex
|ENT, Maxillofacial, Ophthalmology
|Family Planning OT Complex
|Minor cases, biopsy, etc.
|Emergency OT Complex
|for all emergency surgeries
The Operation Theatres are fully equipped with the latest Anesthesia Delivery Units. Also the recovery rooms of operation theatres are being upgraded with bedside multipara monitors and other accessories.
The Deptt is in the process of upgrading the existing OTs to Modular OTs, starting with the FP OT.
2. INTENSIVE CARE UNIT & HIGH DEPENDENCY UNIT
Many of the patients admitted in Hindu Rao Hospital in various deptt. like Surgery, Gynae., Medicine etc. who require ventilatory support along with intensive monitoring care are shifted to ICU from various wards of hospital. They remain under the care of parent unit for basic diseases and treatment along with the ventilatory support in ICU. After recovery these patients are again shifted to original ward for management. Our ICU is fully equipped with latest ICU gadgets like Multipara Monitor, Ventilators and other equipments required for patients.
Many patients on prolonged ventilator in ICU need bronchial lavage / bronchoscopy which is also done in ICU with the help of fiber optic bronchoscope. This has also improved the recovery of ICU admitted patient.
The patients admitted in ICU are managed round the clock by GDMO/ Senior Resident (Anesthesia) along with Specialists. All medical / surgical serious patients are given respiratory support and monitoring care. 4 bedded High Dependency Unit (HDU) acts as a support to the ICU.
CSSD is part of Anaesthesia Deptt. and is doing the regular supply of sterilized items to all medical wards, surgical wards, emergency area, ICU& O.T. The consumption of disposable gloves has been increased to improve aseptic practices. There are 3 fully Automatic, High Vaccum Pulsing Autoclaves in main CSSD. There is also a TSSU in each OT complex.
Total High Pressure High Speed Sterilizer : 10
Total Hot & Cold Sterilizer: 6
All pre-operative surgical patients undergo a detail Pre Anaesthetic check up in PAC clinic of the hospital. There is also bed side PAC for bed ridden patients (admitted indoor patients). They are complicated medical cases posted for elective surgery admitted pre-operatively to prepare optimally under the guidance of Anaesthesiologist to reduce the mortality and morbidity and the total duration of stay in the hospital.
PFT : The Deptt possesses 2 machines ( one each in ICU & PAC) for optimizing patients with chest diseases for surgery and ventilatory support.
5. VARIOUS MANIFOLD ROOMS
The Department of Anaesthesia having various type of Manifold Room, which supply the medical gases to all operation Theatres, ICU, Wards, Nursing Home.
- Manifold Room for GFOT, FFOT & ICU
- Manifold Room for ENT OT
- Manifold Room for EMG. OT
- Manifold Room for Nursing Home
- Liquid Oxygen Plant
6. PAIN CLINIC
The Department is in the process of starting Pain Clinic for patients suffering from chronic, intractable pain. The Clinic will operate from Room No.110 (PAC).
CPR, Airway Management and Critical Care
Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care has started CPR training programme for all categories of doctors and DNB trainees , junior and senior residents of all departments. These hands- on training classes are held on every alternate Wednesday.
TEACHING & TRAINING OF DOCTORS
The Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care & Peri-operative Medicine is recognized by Delhi University for Diploma in Anaesthesia and for DNB in Anaesthesia by National Board of Examinations. The Department is providing regular interactive classes, bed-side clinics, seminars and symposiums as a part of Teaching and Training programme for post graduate students ,Junior Residents, Senior Residents etc. There are research works for thesis alongwith classes, symposia’s etc for post graduate students.
Two Senior Specialists are recognized teachers for PG teaching by Delhi University:
Dr Vibhuti Gupta
Department of Anaesthesia is actively participated in various National Health Programme like Pulse Polio, Family Planning programme, Motiabind Mukti abhiyan, Matrisuraksha & AIDS control programme etc. It is also actively supporting and involved in the Geriatric OPD of the hospital (SAMMAN CLINIC).