OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE
for General, Obstetric, Gynaecology, ENT and Orthopaedic Surgeries
- Ultramodern Anaesthesia machines, ICU (Intensive Care Unit) and OR
(Operation Room) ventilators, fluid and blood warmers, Syringe pump,
- Multimodular monitors for monitoring non-invasive and invasive pressures
like ABP (Arterial Blood Pressure), CVP (Central Venous Pressure), Neuromuscular
blockade monitoring, ABG (Arterial Blood Gas) monitoring
- PFT (Pulmonary
facilities in Casualty, Ward and ICU
of critically ill/trauma/poisoning patients from periphery to KMC (Kasturba
Medical College) constituent hospitals
- ICU (Intensive
Care Unit) for critically ill patients and trauma patients referred
from hospitals in and around Mangalore and constituent hospitals of
MAHE (Manipal Academy of Higher Education)
and Ventilatory support to ICU patients
Education and CPCR (Cardio Pulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation) training
to undergraduate and postgraduate students
- MAC (Monitored
Anaesthesia Care) for Day-Stay (come and go) surgery patients, Radiological
imaging, Cardiology imaging, invasive and catheterization , Radiotherapeutic
procedures, ECT (Electro Convulsive Therapy)
- TIVA (Total
Intra Venous Anaesthesia) Regional Anaesthesia like Sub Arachnoid Block,
Continuous Extradural Block for intraoperative and postoperative analgesia,
Caudal block etc.
- IVRA (Intra
Venous Regional Anaesthesia)
- LMA (Laryngeal
The department is equipped with a laboratory with basic services. A
department library for use by staff members is present. There is a television
and VCR, for health education of Community and training of interns. Under
in-door residential posting of interns in ROME Programme, interns are housed
in fully finished dormitories attached to PHCs Ullal and Moodbidri.
Department of Forensic Medicine
Basic Laboratory set-up with microscopes.
Department of medicine
The department of medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manglore has
the department runs 2 diabetic clinics and a thyroid clinic and an infectious
disease clinic which caters to the needs of HIV positive patients. In addition
to undergraduate training, the department offers post-graduate training
to about 90 post-graduates doing M.D.,General Medicine. The department has
32 staff members.
- 8 medical
- 2 cardiology
- 2 Neurology
- 1 nephrology
- 1 clinical
Department of Orthopaedics
The Department of Orthopaedics is presently based at Dr.T.M.A.Pai Rotary
Hospital at Bejai, Mangalore. It has one unit held by the Head of the department,
supported by five staff members.
There is 24 hours emergency services including care for trauma victims.
The Out -patient department is functioning daily in the forenoon sessions.
Daily ward rounds are taken, Elective orthopaedics surgeries are carried
out thrice a week. There is a fully - equipped Physiotherapy department.
Active undergraduate and Post-graduate teaching is undertaken. There is
a departmental library maintained in the outpatient containing referral
Regular lectures and bedside clinics are taken for the students. In addition
to the above set-up there are 2 orthopaedic units functioning in Govt.Wenlock
Hospital, Mangalore. An artificial limb centre is attached to these units.
Department of Paediatrics
Department of Paediatrics has a total of 6 units out of which two units
are at govt.wenlock Hospital, one neonatal unit at Lady Goschen Hospital,
one at Dr.T.M.A Pai - Rotary hospital, one at K.M.C Hospital Attavar and
one at University Medical Centre Balmatta, Mangalore with a total bed strength
of 220. Apart from patient care, the department is involved in undergraduate
and post-graduate teaching.
- Well baby