provides twenty four hours emergency services every day.
The service of a consultant in anaesthesia is available
day and night in order to ensure prompt attention and
care of the patients coming to the Emergency.
Emergency services are provided in
are backed up by excellent laboratory facilities which
enable the management of patients especially in critical
care unit to be carried out with precision and expertise
care unit which comprises of Emergency Ward with
twelve beds and Intensive Care Unit with six beds
is managed under the supervisions of
Dr. T R
an expert in the field of critical care. His immense
wealth of knowledge, vast experience and uncompromising
quest for quality has made the critical care unit grow
and become exceptionally noticeable in terms of patient
care and quality of treatment offered.
was started in the year 2004. The programme is conducted
under the leadership of
who is an excellent teacher and clinician. The trainees
are privileged to be guided by him during their training
period in the department. Under his guidance, the
department has created a niche of its own in terms of
quality patient care, education and research. Of the 7
candidates who have joined for this programme, three
have passed the exam and three have appeared for the
exam now and other two will be appearing by the end of
the year 2008. However the DNB programme has been
discontinued and MD course in Anaesthesiology has been
started in year 2008. The first batch of three
candidates has joined the department.
Postgraduate trainees have to undergo a rotating
programme in basic sciences and various surgical
specialties, Intensive Care Unit & Emergency Ward in
addition to their routine work in the operating room.
The academic session consists of two sessions a day
which includes seminars, case presentation & discussion,
tutorials, journal clubs etc. In addition, there is
daily discussion on the cases conducted in the operating
room and those of academic interest in the intensive
care unit and emergency ward. All these resources enable
the department to stay at the forefront of the
Regular lectures are delivered to the
undergraduate (M.B.B.S.) students, in addition to their
clinical attachments. They are introduced to the basic
of anaesthesia, critical care management, Cardio
Pulmonary Resuscitation and trauma life support.
1. Comparison of esmolol, fentanyl
and metoprolol in attenuating the pressor response to
2. Comparison of sevoflurane and
propofol for laryngeal mask airway insertion.
3. Comparison of pressor response
using laryngeal mask airway versus endotracheal tube in
Prospective ICMR Projects
Intrathecal and I.V. small-dose Sufentanil on the median
effective dose of Intrathecal Bupivacaine
Ketamine gargle for attenuating postoperative sore