By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Dehradun, 8 Oct: Under the guidance of Indian Society of Anaesthesiology, the 11th State level Uttarakhand’s Conference (UKISACON) is being organised in Doon. The two-day state level conference is being held jointly by Uttarakhand Chapter of Indian Society of Anaesthesiology and Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical & Health Sciences and Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital.
In the Conference organised on the subject, “Enhancing peri-operative outcome and patient safety”, more than 200 Anaesthesia Specialist Doctors and subject exponents are participating from Uttarakhand, Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Doctors and Research Scholars presented their research papers through online and offline mode.
Dr Vinay Rai, Ex-Medical Superintendent, Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital, was given the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his significant contribution in the discipline of Anaesthesia.
The Conference was inaugurated jointly today by the Chief Guest, Dr Hem Chandra Pande, Vice Chancellor, Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Medical University, Guest of Honour Dr US Rawat, Vice Chancellor, Shri Guru Ram Rai University, Guest of Honour, Dr Deepak Malviya, ex-President Indian Society of Anaesthesiology, and Robina Makker, Organising Chairperson of the conference, by lighting the inaugural lamp. It’s worth mentioning that the National Unit of Indian Society of Anaesthesiology selects a state every year to organise the State Level Conference. This year Uttarakhand has been chosen for the Conference. ISACON is the best platform for Anaesthesia specialist doctors to communicate with one another as well as share knowledge.
Chief Guest Dr Hem Chandra Pandey, in his address to the gathering, said that in general the role of the surgeon is considered significant in any surgery, but the fact is that the anaesthetist also plays a crucial role. The anaesthesia specialists create a favourable, pain free atmosphere for the surgeon to carry out the surgery. He said that the surgery is impossible without anaesthesia. In order to recognise the significance of Anaesthesia, 16 October is celebrated the world over as World Anaesthesia Day.
Guest of Honour Dr Uday Singh Rawat said that the role of Anaesthesiologist is the most crucial to countering any complications that might arise before, during or after the operation. He said that, the world over, modern research is being conducted to counter such medical complications. He said that this conference is a unique platform for the researchers and young anaesthesiologists to understand the significant factors for their success in their careers as anaesthesiologists.
Guest of Honour Dr Deepak Malviya, ex-Director, RML, Lucknow, in his address threw light on one of the most significant objectives of Anaesthesia, which is minimisation of the mortality rate.
Acting Principal, Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical & Health Sciences, Dr Puneet Ohri, gave a brief outline of the role of Department of Anaesthesia at Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital. He said that it successfully caters to the surgeries not only by general surgeons, but also by a number of super specialists from neuro, onco, uro, etc. disciplines.
Senior Anaesthesiologist Dr Vinay Rai gave a lecture on the subject ‘Perioperative management of Diabetic patients’. He explained in detail the precautions to be observed by diabetic patients before, during and after the operations. He also shared medical management tips for countering any such situation. Dr Yashwant Singh Payal from All India Institute of Medical & Health Sciences, Rishikesh, gave a presentation on ‘The perioperative outcome in a pediatric patient’ while Dr Nidhi Bhatia from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, presented on the topic, ‘Current concepts in the early management of trauma’.
Presentations were also given by President, Indian Society of Anaesthesiology, Dr Geeta Bhandari, Organising Chairperson of the Conference Dr Robina Makker, Organising Co-Chairperson Dr Atul Kumar Singh, Organising Secretary Dr Ashutosh and Organising Treasurer Dr Anoop Negi. Stage anchoring was done by Dr Tejaswini. The conference was also attended by the HODs, faculties, doctors, staff and medical students of all the departments of Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical & Health Sciences.