Services

Services

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1. Clinical Anaesthesia Services
The Department provides clinical anaesthetic services in :

  • general surgery
  • orthopaedic surgery
  • neurosurgery
  • paediatric surgery
  • plastic surgery
  • trauma surgery
  • faciomaxillary surgery
  • dental surgery
  • plastic surgery
  • cardiac surgery
  • gynaecology
  • obstetrics

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2. Intensive Care Services
The department provides intensive care expertise for the hospital and manages the ICU with two consultants and a team of four doctors in specialty training. The intensive care team also provides ventilatory support services for the neurosurgical intensive care unit (NSICU) and the cardiothoracic intensive care unit ( CICU).

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3. Obstetric epidural analgesia and anaesthesia service
Obstetric anaesthesia and analgesia is a subspecialty service run by the Department with three consultants and a team of 4 doctors in anaesthetic training. A 24-hour epidural analgesia service for the pregnant mother in labour is available.

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4. Acute Pain Service
A 24-hour acute pain service (APS) for the relief of pain in the post surgical patient is available with a consultant and a trained nurse. The management of post operative pain is multi modal and there are up- to- date pain control techniques available for the patients.

5. Chronic Pain Clinic
The consultant in pain management runs a multidisciplinary Chronic Pain Clinic to provide care of the patient with chronic pain in collaboration with other specialist units such as rehabilitation and psychological medicine.