Anaesthesiology And Critical Care
The Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Medicine at Dharamshila Hospital And Research Centre is focused to provide safe and state-of-the-art anesthesia care, pain management and life support for cancer patients in intensive care units.
Comprehensive preoperative assessment, patient optimization before anaesthesia and surgery, careful administration and monitoring of anaesthesia and high quality postoperative care go a long way in minimizing the risk of major surgery.
The Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Medicine started when the hospital was commissioned in 1994. Over the years, the department has been constantly upgrading its ability to monitor patients under anaesthesia, deliver postoperative care in surgical ICU and intensive care of critically ill patients in medical ICU.
The services offered in the department include:
- Anaesthesia general, regional and combined general and regional.
- Intensive care services in surgical ICU for post operative care for major and extensive surgeries and in medical ICU for other critically ill patient who may require both non-invasive and invasive ventilatory support.
- Care in high dependency unit for post-operative pain management.
- Pain Management for acute / chronic cancer pain.
The infrastructure includes:
- Six spacious operation theatres with HEPA filters and laminar flows.
- Modern anaesthesia machines with ventilation.
- Comprehensive multi-channel monitors including respiratory gas & spirometry monitoring in operation theatres.
- Facilities for fiber optic guided intubations for difficult airways
- ICU ventilators for invasive ventilation
- BIPAP machines for non-invasive ventilation
- Comprehensive multi-channel monitors in intensive care & High Dependency Units.
- Blood gas monitoring facilities.