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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109
Volume 14, Issue 3, April 2015 pp 578-583
Pre-anesthesia checkup(PAC) - A training programme for checking anaesthesia machine and testing anesthesia breathing systems–routinely used
Divakar M Patil1, Abhijit Mohite2, Prashant Lomate3, Manohar Mane4, Diwanmal5
1Professor and HOD, 2PG Student, 3,5Assistant Professor, 4Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia, B.V.D.U.M.C.H. Sangli, Maharashtra, INDIA.
Every hospital should have a protocol and methods to have PAC. A workshop/training programme, conducted for Anesthesia postgraduate students and working technicians. During workshop comprehensive lecture on working and designs of anesthesia machines with practical demo was taken. A hands on training was also given. At the end of workshop, the importance and effectiveness was analysed by feedback questionnaire to all participants and conclusion drawn. Conclusion: All 10 participants in the workshop had satisfactory understating and training; as analysed by feedback questionnaire. The teaching hospitals should have their own training programme. Periodically conducted and updated PAC should be practiced every day, which gives confidence in handling cases and machines.