MBBS | Syllabus | Anaesthesiology

S. No

Topic

Domain

Hours

1

Introduction to Anesthesia Must know
1. Introduction to  Anaesthesia and different types of anaesthesia
2 Hours

 2

History of Anaesthesia Desirable to know
1.History of anaesthesia
2.Evolution of modern anaesthesia
1 Hour

3

Pre-anaesthesia assessment and preparation Must Know
1.  Pre operative preparation
2.NPO protocol
3.Pre-anaesthesia assessment
2  Hour
        4 Premedication Must Know
1. Drugs used for Pre medication
2. Uses of Pre Medication
 1 Hour

 5

Anaesthesia machine  and related equipments Must Know
1. Introduction to Boyles Machine, Modern anesthesia machine and their uses.
Desirable to Know
Introduction to various anaesthesia circuits.
2  Hour

 6

Oxygen  therapy and devices Must Know
1. Goals of oxygen therapy.
2.Evaluation of patients  receiving oxygen therapy
3.Devices used for Oxygen Therapy
2  Hour

MBBS ANAESTHESIA
8th semester

S. No

Topic

Domain

Hours

1

Spinal and epidural anaesthesia Must Know
1. Drugs used for spinal and epidural anaesthesia
2.Positions for spinal / epidural anesthesia
3. Monitoring and management  of patient during  spinal /epidural anaesthesia
1 Hour

2

Local anaesthesia drugs and techniques Must Know
1. Drugs used for local anaesthesia and their adverse effect and management.
2. Complication of Local Anesthetic drugs.
1  Hour

3

General anaesthesia Must Know
1.Introduction of general anaesthesia
2.Induction, intubation, maintenance
3. General Complication of GA
1  Hour

4

Endotracheal intubation Must Know
1.Description of plain and cuffed endotracheal tubes and their uses
2.Introduction of LMA and Ambu bag
2 Hours

5

Introduction to  ventilators Desirable to know
1. Introduction to Artificial ventilation
2.  Ventilators and their uses
3.General care of patient on Ventilator
1 Hour

6

Care of unconscious patient. Must Know
1.Causes of unconsciousness
2.Level of unconsciousness
3.Care of unconscious patient
1 Hour

7

CPR and emergency drugs for resuscitation Must Know
1. Introduction to CPR and Basic life support (ABC) and equipment for it.
2.Defibrillation
2  Hour

8

Orientation to pain clinic, analgesics  chronic pain and cancer pain management Desirable to know
1.Pain Clinic
2.Analgesics
3. Chronic pain and their pain management.
1 Hour

TEXT BOOK RECOMMENDED

1. “The book of Anaesthesia” edited by Alan R. Aitkenhead, David J. Rowbotham, Graham Smith
published by Churchill Livingstone.
2. “Fundamentals of Anaesthesia” edited by Colin Pinnock, Ted Lin, Tim Smith Published by Greenwich
Medical Media Ltd.
Reference Books
1. Fundamental Principles and practice of Anaesthesia, Ed. Petter Hurtton, Cooper Butterworth,
Published by Martin Dunitz, 2002.
2. Principles and Practice of Anaesthesiology Edited David E. Longnecker Published by Mosby St.
Louis.