DEPARTMENT of Anaesthesiology & Critical Care

Introduction -

  • Pain Clinic - Since August 1976
  • D.A. - Since 1980
  • M.D. - Since 1983
  • CCU - Since 2002
  • BLS & ACLS Health care (AHA Certified Course) - Since January 2011
  • Life Saving Anaesthesia Skill (LSAS) - Since 2005
  • No. of OPD (Year) – About 5277 Per Year
  • No. Surgeries (Year) – About 9188 Per Year
  • etc. – Faculty – Professor – 02, Associate Professor – 05, Assistant Professor- 03, S.R. – 03, PG’s- 4 Seat for M.D. & 1 Seat for D.A. every year.

Facilities -

  • 22 OT’s - Air-condition Equipped with latest equipments & central pipeline system.
  • PAC Room.
  • Critical Care Unit - 8 + 5Beded.
  • PICU - 10 Beded.
  • Pre operative Room - 03 Beded.
  • Recovery Room - 06 Beded.
  • Pain Management Unit - O.T. , Beds.
  • Department Library having 138 Books & Journal.
  • Training centre - for OT & Anaesthesia Technician.
    - RCH Programme (LSAS) Life Saving Anaesthesia Skill.
    - BLS & ACLS Healthcare provider courses (AHA certified).
  Department Equipment’s -
  • ABG Analyzer, Syringe/ PCA pump, Nerve locator cum stimulator, C-arm image intensifier, Suction Machine, Colour Doppler, PHI Anaesthesia workstation, Boyles Basic, Difibrillators, RGM, Multipara/ Neuromuscular Monitor, MRI Compitable Pulse Oximeter & Anaesthesia Machine, Fiberoptic laryngoscope, USG Machine, ECG Machine & etc.

Department Achievements –

  • Conducted 3days Fundamental Critical Care in collaboration with US Acritical care society on 2-4th May 2019. Attended by 45 participants.
  • Conducted 10th Basic life support & Advanced Cardiac life support provider course (American Heart Association certified) on 4-5th April 2019.
  • CME organized on 30.5.19 in which Dr Sukdev Nayak talked on “Palliative Medicine a new horizon for the budding Anaesthesiologist??” Dr K K Arora on how to face examination??.
  • ICONs of health 2019 award for Excellence in Critical Care & Anaesthesia was received by Dr Pratibha Jain Shah & Dr O P Sundarani from our honorable chief minister Shri Bhupesh Baghelji
  • “Appreciation Award” from Academy of Traumatology (India) for ACBLS & ACLSC Courses.
  • Dr. Pratibha Jain Shah was received “Ghayati Gaurav” by Shri Chhattisgarh Kachachhi Dasha Oswal Jain Yuva Mandal on 26th Nov 2017.
  • Conducted 2days orientation cum workshop on Resuscitation for rural doctors on 29-30th January 2019.
  • One of the paper was awarded as a winner in World Championship 2019 in complication category.
  • Organised public awareness programme on resuscitation at various places:-
    (I) for medical college staff.
    (ii) for all India Shri Kutch Gurjar Kshatriya Samaj mandal.
    (iii) Rotary club members.
    (IV) Public at marine drive.
  • Dr Pratibha Jain Shah Represented institute at Boston in World congress of pain on 14 Sept 2018.
  • Managed many Critical cases, trigeminal neuralgias, low back pain, head & neck cancer pain successfully.
  • Dr Jaya & Dr Pratibha Represented institution at national conference of Anaesthesiology at Agra.
  • Dr. Jaya Lalwani done Certificate course in Research Ethics by PHFI.
  • Dr. Jaya Lalwani was a External IP at St. Guy's and Thomas Hospital London on Perioperative Medicine June-2017.

CME, Workshop, Conference, Seminar, etc Details -

  • Organize - 4th Central Zone conference ISA.
  • Organize – 13th & 14th State conference of ISA.
  • Organize – 7th Central Zone Conference ISA.
  • Every Year conducted American Heart Association certified Basic Life Support (BLS) & Advanced Cardiac life support (ACLS) provider course, Latest course conducted on 29th, 30th,31st January 2016.
  • Every month Seminar / Tutorials/ journal presentation on Anaesthesiology for Students & Practice nor Doctors.
  • CPR Demonstration for doctors & Public.
    .: Dr. Shafika Niyazi – 1985
    .: Dr. Parneeta Jaiswal – 2003
    .: Dr. Divya rani Tigga – 2008
    .: Dr. Chandra Rao - 2010.

Publication -

1. Anand Masih Lakra, Pratibha Jain Shah, Omprakash Sundrani, Manju Tandon. Magnesium Sulphate Vs Clonidine As An Adjuvant To 0.5% Bupivacaine In Epidural Anaesthesia For Patients Undergoing Lower Limb Surgeries: A Comparative Study. J of Evolution of Med and Dent Sci en Sept 10, 2015: 4 (73); ISSN- 2278-4802, pISSN- 2278-4748.

2. Pratibha Jain Shah , Rashmi Naik , Rashmi Thakur, Kamal Kishor Sahare , Vandana Chugh , Neha Chandrakar. Unusual Intraoperative Presentation of a Huge Cystic hygroma in a Neonate: An Anaesthetic challenge. Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports, June-August 2015: 1 (1); 19-20.

3. Sarita Ramchandani, AM Lakra, Pratibha Jain Shah, Jaya Lalwani, KK Sahare. Effect of intravenous clonidine premedication for bloodless surgical field in patients undergoing middle ear or nasal surgery: A comparison of three different doses. Accepted for publication in Anaesthesia Essay & Researches2015;9:397-400.

4. Pratibha Jain Shah, Kamta Prasad Dubey, Amit Agrawal, KK Sahare. Intravenous dexmedetomidine versus propofol for intraoperative moderate sedation during spinal anaesthesia: A comparative study. Will be published in Journal of Anaesthesiology & Clinical Pharmacology, Oct- Dec 2015: 31 (4).

5. Pratibha Jain Shah, Kamta Prasad Dubey, Jai Prakash Yadav. Predictive value of upper lip bite test and ratio of height to thyromental distance compared to other multivariate airway assessment tests for difficult laryngoscopy in apparently normal patients. Journal of Anaesthesiology & Clinical Pharmacology, April- June 2013: 29 (2); 191-195.

6. Jaya Lalwani, KP Dubey, Pratibha Shah. Anaesthesia for the separation of conjoined twins. Indian J Anaesth. 2011 Mar-Apr; 55(2): 177–180.

7. Pratibha Jain Shah, KP Dubey. Hoarseness of Voice: an alarming sign to recheck position of nasogastric tube. IJA Nov-Dec 2010; 54(6): 588-590.

8. Pratibha Jain Shah, Kamta Prasad Dubey, Chatarpal Watti, Jaya Lalwani. Effectiveness of thiopentone, midazolam and propofol as an ideal intravenous anaesthetic agent for modified Electroconvulsive therapy: a comparative study. Indian J Anaesth. 2010 Jul-Aug: 54(4); 296-301.

9. Jaya Lalwani, KP Dubey, Pratibha Jain Shah, Balswroop Sahu. Proseal LMA: An alternative to ETT in paediatric patients for short surgical procedures. IJA, Nov-Dec 2010; 54(6): 541-546.

10. Pratibha Jain, Usha Kiran. Anaesthetic management of child with prolonged QT-interval undergoing surgery for Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage: Role of Autogenic Relaxation Therapy and Patient Controlled Analgesia. IJA, 2002: 46(5): 395-7.

11. Sandeep Chauhan, Pratibha Jain, Neeta Saxena. Anaesthetic management of Batista Procedure: AIIMS Experience. IJA, 2001: 45(3):190-3.

12. Anil Kumar, Usha Kiran, Pratibha Jain. Coronary bypass surgery in a case of terminal renal failure – A case report “published in IJA, 2002: 46(2):145- 148.

13. Dr D S Patel, Dr Pratibha Jain Shah, Dr Jaya Lalwani, Dr K K Sahare “Evaluation of efficacy of Tramadol as an adjuvant to Lignocaine in Intravenous Regional Anaesthesia for upper limb surgeries”

14. Durga Shankar Patel, Jaya Lalwani, Omprakash Sundrani, K. K.Sahara, Pradeep Sharma, A.M. Lakara “Comparison of 0.5% Ropivacaine & 0.5% Bupivacaine in Epidural Anaesthesia for Patients Undergoing Abdominal Hysterectomy

15. Pratibha Jain Shah, Kamta Prasad Dubey, Chhatarapal Watti, Jaya Lalwani “Effectiveness of thiopentone, propofol and midazolam as an ideal intravenous anaesthetic agent for modified electroconvulsive therapy: A comparative study”

16. Omprakash Sundrani, Jaya Lalwani, K. K. Sahare, Anand Masih Lakra “Haemodynamic Changes During Nasotracheal Intubation: A Comparision Between Direct Laryngoscopic and Fibreoptic Technique

17. Jaya Lalwani, Kamta Prasad Dubey, Bal Swaroop Sahu, and Pratibha Jain Shah “ProSeal laryngeal mask airway: An alternative to endotracheal intubation in paediatric patients for short duration surgical procedures

18. Omprakash Sundrani, Jaya Lalwani, K. K. Sahare, Keshav Goyal, Saurabh Pandey “efficacy and safety of propofol v/s ketamine in short surgical/diagnostic procedures in paediatric age group

19. Dr Naik R, Dr Thakur R*, Dr Sahare KK, Dr Lakra AM, Dr Sing D, Dr Bhagat CP “Intubating Conditions, Onset, Duration, Haemodynamic Changes And Side Effects With Rocuronium And Atracurium.

20. Thakur R, Naik R, Sahare K K and Agrawal S “Comparative evaluation of efficacy of ondansetron, granisetron and ramosetron for prevention of nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing caesarean section.
21. Deepak Singh,OP Sundrani, “A Comparative study between palonosetron and granisetron to prevent postoperative nausea and voiting after middle ear surgery “Journal of Evolution of Medical and dental sciences/Volume 4/issue 83/October 15,2015

22. Deepak Singh,OP Sundrani, “The effects of nitroglycerine (NTG) Sublingual Spray to blunt the Haemodynamic Response to endotracheal Extubation in Lumbar Disc Surgery “Journal of Evolution of Medical and dental sciences/Volume 4/issue 81/October 08,2015

23. Singh Deepak, Rath Girija P, Dash Hari H, Bithal Parmod K. Sevoflurane Provides Better Recovery as Compared With Isoflurane in Children Undergoing Spinal Surgery, Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology. 21(3):202-206,

24. Deepak Singh, Girija P. Rath, Hari H. Dash. Anesthetic Concerns and Perioperative Complications in Repair of Myelomeningocele: A Retrospective Review of 135 Cases. Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology.22(1)11-15,


Course Offered -

MD , DA, Paramedical courses for OT & anaesthesia attendent, RCH training.


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Dr. Pratibha Jain Shah


Professor & HOD


MD (Anaesthesia)

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