Aligarh: Faculty member of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit in charge of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Prof. S Moied Ahmed demonstrated the methods of cricothyrotomy to establish the airway in life-threatening situations and discussed the rules of clinical interpretation of arterial blood gases (ABG).
He provided hands-on training in the workshop “Emergency Cricothyrotomy” and later spoke on “How to Interpret GBS” in the postgraduate refresher course of the Indian Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA) , West Bengal Chapter in Kolkata.
“Demonstrations on manikins as part of the Emergency Cricothyroidotomy workshop helped postgraduate medical residents understand how to perform an extremely high skill set of emergency cricothyroidotomy and the management patients with complete ventilatory failure (FVC),” said Professor Moied.
He explained various techniques and devices available for emergency cricothyroidotomy and assessed the pros and cons of different techniques and devices in terms of success rate, time to perform, complication rate, and preferences among physicians. performing the procedure.
In the lecture, Professor Moied explained GBS analysis and monitoring as an essential part of diagnosing and managing the oxygenation status and acid-base balance of high-risk patients.
“The use of ABG analysis is necessary for treatment plans, ventilator management, and optimal medication functioning, among others,” he said.
Prof. Moied also delivered a lecture on “Role of Supraglottic Airway Device in Managing Difficult Airway” under the ISA program in Dehradun, where Prof. Naveen Malhotra (Secretary, ISA National) and Prof. Parul Jindal (Dehradun Society of Anesthesiologists) commended him for his committed medical service. and for the development of guidelines on difficult airways and CPR.