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ANAESTHESIOLOGY & INTENSIVE CARE







Other Academic Activities

Training courses/ conferences/ Workshops organized:

BLS and ACLS INSTRUCTOR COURSE (AHA accredited) conducted at the MAMC & LN Hospital, New Delhi

Dr. Rakesh Kumar - International training center coordinator, Chief Co-ordinator and instructor
Dr. Munisha Agarwal - Instructor
Dr. Kavita R. Sharma - Instructor
Dr. Anju R. Bhalotra - Instructor
Dr. Sonia Wadhawan - Instructor
Dr. Manoj Bhardwaj - Instructor

Ten Basic Life Support skill provider courses(both AHA and Non- AHA accredited) for final year undergraduates under the auspices of the MAMC PGMET Cell

Dr. Rakesh Kumar- Chief coordinator& Instructor
Dr. Munisha Agarwal - Instructor
Dr. Kavita R. Sharma - Instructor
Dr. Anju R Bhalotra - Instructor
Dr. Sonia Wadhwan - Instructor
Dr. Manoj Bhardwaj – Instructor

FIVE ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT Skill Provider Courses both AHA and Non-AHA accredited) for Postgraduates under the auspices of the MAMC PGMET Cell

Dr. Rakesh Kumar- Chief coordinator and Instructor
Dr. Munisha Agarwal-Instructor
Dr. Kavita Sharma-Instructor
Dr. Anju Bhalotra-Instructor
Dr. Sonia Wadhawan-Instructor
Dr. Manoj Bhardwaj-Instructors

One Advanced Life Support Skill Provider Courses (both AHA and Non-AHA accredited) for Faculty of MAMC and other Delhi Govt. Institutions

ISA monthly meet on Dec 2013, MAMC, New Delhi
Faculty-Dr. U. C. Verma, Dr. R. Anand, Dr. J. S. Dali, Dr. P. Bhadoria, Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Dr. Kirti N. Saxena, Dr. Munisha Agarwal, Dr. Kavita R. Sharma, Dr. Anju R. Bhalotra, Dr. Sonia Wadhawan, Dr. Manoj Bhardwaj, Dr. Bharti Taneja, Neelam Prasad, Dr. Mona Arya and Dr.Amit Kohli
Moderators - Dr. Kirti N. Saxena and Dr. Anju R. Bhalotra

Workshop entitled "RESEARCH PROJECT PROPOSAL IMPLEMENTATION-PERILS AND MYTHS" ,6th Paediatric surgery Update, MAMC on 21st Feb 2013
Faculty- Dr.Kirti Nath Saxena Dr. Sonia Wadhawan, Dr. Bharti Taneja

Training of Trainers programme initiated by Govt. of NCT of Delhi since Nov 2013.
Resource persons: Dr. U. C. Verma, Dr. Kirti Nath Saxena, Dr. Mona Arya
Faculty: Dr. U. C. Verma, Dr. J.S. Dali, Dr. P. Bhadoria, Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Dr. Kirti N. Saxena, Dr. Kavita R. Sharma, Dr, Dr. Sonia Wadhawan, Dr. Bharti Taneja, Dr. Neelam Prasad, Dr. Mona Arya, Dr.Amit Kohli

PUBLICATION DURING THE PERIOD

  1. Rakesh Kumar, Ekta Gupta, Sunil Kumar, Kavita Rani Sharma, Neera Rani Gupta. Cuff Inflation-Supplemented Laryngoscope-Guided Nasal Intubation: A Comparison of Three Endotracheal Tubes. Anesth Analg 2013;116: 619-24
  2. Gupta Neera R, Kumar Sunil, Chaudhary Kapil, Kumar Rakesh. CMAC TM Storz® videolaryngoscope for evaluation of vocal cord mobility following thyroidectomy. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 2013; 41(3): 433-434
  3. Kumar S, Taneja B, Saxena KN, Kalra N. Anaesthetic management of a neonate with Kasabach-Merritt syndrome.Indian J Anaesth 2013;57:292-4.
  4. Khurana T, Saxena KN. Evaluation of pre and post bronchodilator pulmonary function test in fifty healthy volunteers. Accepted for publication in International Journal of medical and applied Sciences
  5. Khurana T, Taneja B, Saxena KN Anesthetic management of a parturient with glioma brain for cesarean section immediately followed by craniotomy. Accepted for publication in Journal of anesthesiology and clinical pharmacology
  6. Saxena KN Malignant Hyperthermia. Accepted for publication in Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil UniversityEndotracheal intubation in a neonate with trachea esophageal fistula : pitfalls and techniques(accepted for publication in Journal of neonatal surgery)
    1. Gupta R, Wadhawan S, Bhadoria P. Intraoperative endobronchial rupture of pulmonary hydatid cyst: An airway catastrophe. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 2013;29:111-3
    2. Kerai S, Gupta R, Wadhawan S, Bhadoria P. Anesthetic management of a patient with Montgomery t-tube in-situ for direct laryngoscopy. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 2013;29:105-7
  7. Kumar S, Gupta R, Wadhawan S. Anaesthetic management of an infant for aortopexy. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 2013:29:252-4
  8. Chaudary K, Agarwal M. An innovative nasal CPAP assembly. Indian J of Critical Care Medicine: March-April 2013,Vol.17, Issue( 2)
  9. Kerai S, Gupta R, Wadhawan S,Bhadoria P. Authors' reply: Anesthetic management of a patient with montgomery t-tube in-situ for direct laryngoscopy. Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology, Year 2013, Volume 29, Issue 3 [p. 406-407]
  10. Sarin YK, Sinha S, Bhalotra AR, Khurana N, Sobti P. "Giant Hydatid cyst within a pre-existing Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of the lung –A double whammy" . APSP J Case Rep volume 4, issue 2 (May-Aug) 2013
  11. Chaudhary K, Anand R, Girdhar KK, Bhalotra A, Manchanda G.Airway obstruction following intubation using a bonfils rigid intubating fiberscope and polyvinyl chloride tracheal tube . Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology April-June 2013 . vol 29 Issue 2 ; 287-9

BOOKS/chapters contributed

  1. Rakesh Kumar, Sunil Kumar. Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Airway. CME Book of Difficult Airway Society (DAS) Annual Conference, UK
  2. Rakesh Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Chaitra Kalakrishnan. Applications of ACLS in Peri-operative Setting. CME Book of ISA (Delhi) Annual Conference
  3. Dr A.K. Agarwal, Dr. Deepak K. Tempe, Dr. U. C. Verma, Dr. A. K. Sethi, Dr. A. S. Tomar. Manual for operations of medical gas pipeline system.
  4. Dr. A.K.Agarwal, Dr D Tempe, Dr. U.C. Verma, Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Dr. Anju R Bhalotra. – Manual for ICU prepared along with dean MAMC.

Teaching module prepared for Elsievers (e - module)
Faculty: Dr. U. C. Verma, Dr. J. S. Dali, Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Dr. Kirti N. Saxena, Dr. Munisha Agarwal, Dr. Kavita R. Sharma, Dr. Anju R. Bhalotra, Dr. Sonia Wadhawan, Dr. Manoj Bhardwaj, Dr. Bharti Taneja and Dr. Neelam Prasad, Dr. Mona Arya,

CONFERENCE/WORKSHOPS/SYMPOSIA ATTENDED

  1. Dr. U. C. Verma
    1. Attended CT and MRI Imaging Course at Leela Palace Bangalore on 30th and 31st March, 2013.
    2. 2nd Indo UK Conference on Pain at Fortis Hospital, Saket New Delhi on 9th -11th August,2013.
    3. ULTRACON 2013 at VMMC and SJ Hospital New Delhi on 23rd and 24th Nov.,2013 - chaired a session.
    4. Participated as faculty for Acupuncture Training and Refresher Course at LHMC, New Delhi from 15th- 31st July, 2013.
  2. Dr. Raktima Anand
    1. Annual conference of Delhi branch of ISA April 2013 : Chaired a session
    2. ULTRACON 2013 : Chaired a session
  3. Dr. J. S. Dali
    1. Chaired a session on Paediatric anaesthesia during sixth Paediatric Surgery Update held at MAMC on 22nd February 2013.
    2. Participated as resource person (chaired a session) in ISA Delhi annual conference ISADAC -2013 from 5-7th April 2013 at ATICAR complex, Pusa, New delhi.
  4. Dr Poonam Bhadoria
    1. Annual conference of ISA, Delhi branch, April 2013. Attended the conference and judged free papers
    2. UKISACON 2013 held at Haldwani, Uttarakhand on 15th & 16th November 2013; delivered a lecture on Role of Aneasthesiologist in IVF.
    3. Teleconference by DNBE at IGNOU, Delhi : Delivered a talk
  5. Dr. Rakesh Kumar
    1. DDifficult Airway Society (DAS) Annual Conference, Ascot, UK
    2. Annual Conference of ISA (Delhi)
    3. ICA Midterm Conference June 2013
    4. Golden Jubilee Anesthesia CME and Alumni Meet being held at PGIMER, Chandigarh
    5. CME on Thoracic Anesthesia Summit held at Medanta Medicity
    6. International Symposium on Endocrine Anesthesia at AIIMS
    7. EORCAPS
    8. Instructor, BLS and ACLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER COURSES (AHA accredited) conducted at DDU Hospital, Chandigarh, Gian Sagar, Panchkula, Dharamshila, Faridabad
    9. Chief Coordinator and Instructor, Airway WORKSHOP at Ranchi
  6. Dr. Kirti Nath Saxena
    1. Chaired session on ‘Anesthetic considerations in Pediatric patients’ in pediatric anesthesia update on 22.2.13
    2. Took lecture on 'Medical Emergency Response System' in Diploma in Occupational medicine course
    3. Lecture on 'Anesthesia in remote locations' in 3rd Midterm Conference of Indian College of Anaesthesiologists, Gurgaon on 30.6.13
    4. Speaker for a Pro Con Session as a Pro in "Thoracic Anesthesia Summit" held at Medanta The Medicity on April 27th 2013
    5. Lecture on Bronchial asthma, COPD and Emphysema in EORCAPS held at UCMS & GTB hospital
    6. Moderated case series presented in ISA monthly meet in MAMC in December 2013
    7. Lecture on 'Aspiration prophylaxis – risk and prophylaxis' In AOA conference in Mangalore in October 2013
    8. Panel member in panel discussion on 'Emergency Laparotomy' in ISA Delhi branch annual conference
    9. Author of Poster presentation 'Difficult spinal epidural anaesthesia in a patient of Klippel – Feil syndrome' in ISA Delhi branch annual conference. Won 2nd prize
    10. Author of Poster presentation 'Congenital fusion of jaws-challenging airway management' in ISA Delhi branch annual conference
    11. Author of Poster presentation 'Major blood loss in a case of Haemophilia A ; factor replacement and anesthetic management' in ISA Delhi branch annual conference.
    12. Author of Poster presentation : Penetrating foreign body in the trachea : an unusual case report. Dr. K. N. Saxena, Dr. Bharti Taneja, Dr. S. Shokeen, Dr. Silvy Anna Vergese. Annual Conference of ISA Delhi branch, April 2013
    13. Author of Poster presentation: Peri-operative management of a case of pheochromocytoma, won 1st Prize at UKISACON 2013
    14. Evaluation of 2 Thesis from Shankaradev university of medical sciences, Guwahati
  7. Dr. Munisha Agarwal
    1. EORCAPS organised by UCMS& GTB Hospital, Delhi in Sept’2013 ; Delivered a lecture on Fiberoptic Intubation.
    2. 'AIRWAY WORKSHOP' at Ambala Medical College, Sept’2013; Participated as faculty
  8. Dr. Kavita R. Sharma
    1. Was an instructor for "Surgical skills and life support" courses held at MAMC for undergraduate and post-graduate students.
    2. Post-operative pain relief in children. Pediatric Surgery Update MAMC feb 2013.
  9. Dr. Anju R. Bhalotra
    1. Participated as faculty in Paediatric Surgery Update at MAMC. 21-24 Feb 2013 Delivered a lecture on Anaesthetic Considerations in Paediatric Surgery
    2. Attended CME on Paediatric Anaesthesia at Fortis Gurgaon on July 28th ; Participated in panel discussion on Difficult airway Case Discussion.
    3. Participated in EORCAPS PGA Sept 20 th Local Anaesthesia of the Airway for D/L, SGD insertion and Intubation.
    4. Participated in CME on Paediatric Anaesthesia (ISPA) at AIIMS on 27th October, 2013 and participated in panel discussion on “Managing of a difficult child”.
    5. Participated in CME at AIIMS on Endocrine Anaesthesia on Dec 1st 2013.Delivered a lecture on Anaesthetic Considerations in Hyperparathyroidism.
  10. Dr. Sonia Wadhawan
    1. Seminar on e- learning in healthcare education and training, India Habitat center, 22nd March 2013.
    2. Annual conference of ISA, Delhi branch, April 2013. Attended the conference.
  11. Dr. Manoj Bhardwaj
    1. Annual conference of ISA (Delhi chapter) April,2013: Participated as faculty
  12. Dr. Bharti Taneja
    1. Author of Paper presentation 'Comparative evaluation of two doses of preoperative intravenous dexamethasone on postoperative analgesia and recovery following laparoscopic cholecystectomy' in ISA Delhi branch annual conference 2013.
    2. Author of Poster presentation 'Difficult spinal epidural anaesthesia in a patient of Klippel – Feil syndrome' in ISA Delhi branch annual conference 2013 . Won 2nd prize
    3. Author of Poster presentation 'Congenital fusion of jaws-challenging airway management' in ISA Delhi branch annual conference 2013.
    4. Author of Poster presentation 'Major blood loss in a case of Haemophilia A ; factor replacement and anesthetic management' in ISA Delhi branch annual conference 2013.
    5. Author of Poster presentation : Penetrating foreign body in the trachea : an unusual case report. Dr. K. N. Saxena, Dr. Bharti Taneja, Dr. S. Shokeen, Dr. Silvy Anna Vergese. Annual Conference of ISA Delhi branch, April 2013
    6. Author of Poster presentation: Peri-operative management of a case of pheochromocytoma, won 1st Prize at UKISACON 2013
  13. Dr. Neelam Prasad
    1. Attended bariatric conference in September 2013 at MAX, Saket, Delhi
    2. ICCM Conference in June,2013 : Presented a paper
  14. Dr. Amit Kohli
    1. Annual conference of Delhi Branch of ISA, ISADAC, April 2013 : dilivered a lecture titled Supraglottic airway devices for emergency surgeries (pro and cons session)
    2. UKISACON 2013 held at Haldwani, Uttarakhand on 15th & 16th November 2013; delivered a lecture on Role of Supraglottic airway devices in emergency situations
    3. UKISACON 2013 held at Haldwani, Uttarakhand on 15th & 16th November 2013: conducted PG quiz
    4. Teleconference by DNBE at IGNOU, Delhi : Delivered a talk

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS (Honors to Faculty)
Dr Rakesh Kumar International Guest Faculty – Difficult Airway Society (DAS) Annual Conference, Ascot, UK, November 2013

Representation on expert Committee/Bodies

  1. Dr. U. C. Verma
    1. Specialty Expert for selection of teaching faculty at ILBS and RGSSH
    2. Internal Expert of TAC appointed by H&FW Department, Govt. of NTC of Delhi
    3. SPC member appointed by H&FW Department, Govt. of NTC of Delhi
    4. MCI assessor for recognition of M.D. Anaesthesiology
    5. Selection committee for MAIDS
    6. External Expert of TAC for MCD, IHBAS, DSCI, JSSH
    7. Member, Sectional Committee of Anesthetic Resuscitation and Allied Equipments of Bureau of Indian Standards
    8. President of Acupuncture association of India, Delhi Branch
    9. President of National Association of Critical Care Medicione (India)
    10. Chief Editor of Asian Archives of Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation Journal
    11. Examiner for various universities & NBE
    12. Assessor for thesis / dissertation of Diplomate National Board
    13. Paper setter for MD anesthesiology exam for IGIMS, Patna
    14. Inspector for accreditation of DNB (Anaesthesiology course)
    15. Expert committee member for strengthening of ICU and Medical Gas Supply System of Delhi Govt. Hospitals
    16. External member for Board of Studies for PG Students (Anaesthesiology) of PGIMS, Rohtak
  2. Dr. R. Anand
    1. Expert Panel for NBE (DNB)
    2. Subject expert for Selection of faculty under PMSSY
    3. Subject expert for Selection of faculty for UPSC
    4. Expert member in committee of DGHS for reviewing and finalising standard treatment guidelines for critical care
    5. Expert for ESIC/UPSC
    6. Member purchase board MCD
    7. Examiner ship for various universities
  3. Dr. J. S. Dali
    1. Expert member, Central Selection Board, NTPC for selection of Medical specialist in Anaesthesia- 13 June 2013.
    2. Expert member, Selection Committee, Jamia Millia Islamia for appointment of Assistant/ Associate professor (anaesthesia)
    3. Expert member, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New delhi, 1-3 May 2013
    4. Examiner, DNB (Theory) Assessment of theory answer sheets in anaesthesiology at NBE office, Dwarka, 25 Feb -9 March 2013
    5. Appraiser DNB, Govt Medical College, Chandigarh- 8 and 9 June 2013
    6. Appraiser DNB, Batra Hospital, New delhi - 24 August 2013
    7. Appraiser DNB, Govt Medical College Chandigarh- 7 and 8 December 2013
    8. Assessor/Inspector, Medical Council of India- MGM Mediacal college, Navi Mumbai- 27 April 2013.
    9. Assessor/Inspector, Medical Council of India- Govt Medical College, Tanda (H.P.)- 18 June 2013.
    10. Assessor/Inspector, Medical Council of India- Muzaffarnagar Medical College, Muzaffarnagar (U.P.)- 17 December 2013
    11. Adjudicator/Assessor for thesis/ dissertation - National Board of Examination
    12. Adjudicator/Assessor for thesis/ dissertation - Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences, Guwahati
    13. Assessor, National Board of Examination (DNB)- Fortis hospital, Mohali, Punjab- 25 June 2013
    14. Assessor, National Board of Examination (DNB)- S.N. Pandit Hospital, Kolkata- 8 and 9 July 2013.
  4. Dr. P. Bhadoria
    1. MCI Expert for start of M.D Anaesthesia at various states in country.
    2. External Examiner for M.D./DA Anaesthesia at AMU, Aligarh/ KGMC, Lucknow/ Kanpur.
    3. Subject expert for Selection of faculty for UPSC
  5. Dr. Rakesh Kumar
    1. Head Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Delhi University
    2. Training Center Coordinator, MAMC International Training Center of AHA
    3. Expert, Committee to set up undergraduate and postgraduate life support training at AIIMS
    4. President, Airway Management Foundation
    5. Expert Anesthesiology, Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital Expert Committee
    6. Member, Sectional Committee of Anesthetic Resuscitation and Allied Equipments of Bureau of Indian Standards
    7. Library Officer, Central Library of Maulana Azad Medical College
    8. President, MAMC Magazine Committee
  6. Dr. Kirti N. Saxena
    1. Technical Subject Expert in selection committee for recruitment of SR & JR in Hindu Rao Hospital on 15.7.2013
    2. Invited as expert for interview for post of professor in Aligarh Muslim university on 17.5.13
    3. Executive member of Indian Society of Obstetric Anaesthesiology
    4. Executive member of Association of obstetric anesthesiologists, National body
    5. Member of board of studies of department of anesthesiology at JLN Medical College , Aligarh Muslim university
    6. Member of board of studies, Delhi University
  7. Dr. Munisha Agarwal
    1. Examiner- for DNB Anesthesiology Examination at PGIMS, Rohtak in Sept., 2013
    2. EXPERT- for ICMR project review committee
    3. DNB Appraiser for Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, Aug, 2013
  8. Dr. Anju Bhalotra
    1. DA chief examiner April 2013
    2. Assistant library officer MAMC
    3. Evaluation of thesis from AIIMS
  9. Dr. Sonia Wadhawan
    1. Appointed as examiner for MD exam, April 2013, Delhi University held at MAMC
    2. Appointed as an Examiner for the practical examination in Anaesthesiology for DNB trainees conducted by National board of examinations in September 2013, MGIMS, Sewagram,Wardha.
    3. Appointed by National board of examinations as Appraiser for DNB trainees in Anaesthesiology in August 2013, Northern Railway Central hospital, New Delhi.
    4. Author, for eLearning modules in Anaesthesiology for a product titled 'Clinical Learning' Preparation of MCQ for the specialty of Anaesthesiology for post graduate entrance exam conducted by NBE.
    5. Appointed as expert for assessment of thesis of DNB trainees and Post graduate students, AIIMS.
    6. Member of Maternal Death Review Committee for Deptt. Of Obst. & Gynae, Lok Nayak Hospital
  10. Dr. Manoj Bhardwaj
    1. Appointed Examiner for Practical Examination in April 2012 and September 2012 by DNBE and Assessed Thesis work.
    2. Appointed to Set Theory Paper for BSc (OT) Technician by University of Medical Health Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana
  11. Dr. Bharti Taneja
    1. National Board of examinations
    2. University of Health and Medical science, Rohtak Haryana
    1. Dr. Neelam Prasad
    2. Executive member of ISA Delhi Branch
      Dr. Mona Arya
    1. Superintendent for Delhi University Exam for M.D in Anaesthesiology, held at MAMC in April 2013
    2. Superintendent for Delhi University Exam for Diploma in Anaesthesiology, held at MAMC in April 2013
    3. Contributed to DNB question bank for Primary & Secondary Entrance Exam
      Dr. Amit Kohli
    1. As a Deputy Superintendent In DNB Anaesthesiology practical examination at MAMC, Delhi in February 2013
    2. Deputy Superintendent for Delhi University Exam for M.D in Anaesthesiology, held at MAMC in April 2013
    3. Deputy Superintendent for Delhi University Exam for Diploma in Anaesthesiology, held at MAMC in April 2013
    4. Executive member MAMC at Delhi ISA from April 12 to April 13

Health Services to the community

  1. Dr.Rakesh Kumar: Chief coordinator for setting up Training Site at State Institute of Health & Family Welfare, Panchkula to conduct life support training for Medical Personnel in Haryana
  2. Pulse Polio Immunization Program- 2013
  3. Dr Mona Arya: Rendered services for "The Lifeline Express" camp organized by Impact India Foundation held at Shivpuri, M.P in March 2013.