Doctors in the department of anaesthesiology anaesthetise patients of all age group including pre-term infants to Geriatric age. Department has facilities for anaesthetising patients coming for surgeries under various departments like General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Paediatric Surgery, Cardiac Surgery and Oro-facio-maxillary Surgery. Anaesthesia services outside OT include Pre-anaesthetic evaluation clinic, Electroconvulsive therapy, and during Endoscopies. Department has a variety of airway gadgets like Laryngoscopes, Laryngeal Mask Airways, Fibreoptic bronchoscope, bougie etc. for managing difficult airways. Other facilities include invasive blood pressure monitoring, Peripheral nerve stimulator for giving nerve blocks etc.
A team of trained Anaesthesiologists is involved in various forms of treatment such asLabour Analgesia and “Pain clinic” for chronic pain management. They are involved in Intensive Care of patients admitted in various ICUs. Patients requiring anaesthesia services here are generally sicker, with multiple co-morbid diseases like diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, stroke, respiratory diseases, renal failure, deranged liver function etc who require advanced monitoring and expert handling to ensure safety, faster recovery and better outcome of the patients.