PESHAWAR, Oct 16 (APP): The province’s biggest hospital, Lady Reading Hospital on Friday held a seminar to mark World Anaesthesia Day for awareness purpose. The World Anaesthesia Day is observed on October 16 across the globe every year.
The participants of seminar paid a rich tribute to LRH’s Anesthesia and Critical Care Department for its significant role in saving the lives of critically ill patients admitted to the ICU during the pandemic. The seminar was attended by the Dean, Hospital Director, Medical Director and large number of doctors, nurses and other staff.
LRH has recently recruited senior consultants for ICU care which is benefiting ICU patients while quality of care has improved. During the seminar, a team from the Anaesthesia and Critical Care department highlighted the role of the department and explained how an anaesthetist monitors the patient’s condition in operation theaters. Muhammad Asim added that anaesthetists played an important role in more than 100 major operations being done on a daily basis in LRH MTI.
At the end of the seminar, doctors from the Anaesthesia Department, nurses and paramedics working in the Corona Complex and ICU were also given honorary shields in recognition of their services during the COVID-19 crisis.
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