Different types of Anesthesia Equipments and products used by Anesthesiologist prior surgery
Anesthesiologist is a person who is responsible of taking
care of a patient prior to , or during and after surgery. They are specialist
in taking control of both acute and chronic pain. Anaesthesia makes you
unconscious to avoid pain during surgery. There are different types of
Anesthesia, depending upon the surgery, the type of anesthesia is decided.
In General Anaesthesia, the patient is asleep, the body is
like temporally paralyzed.
After that there is Regional Anesthesia in which one large part of body is numbed and finally Local Anesthesia, in which a small part of body is numbed. There are Different types of Anaesthetic Equipment and drugs which helps an Anesthesiologist to fulfill his assigned role. GWS is a boon to Anesthesiologist, One of the largest anaesthesia equipmentmanufacturer. It consist of a large range of anesthesia products manufactured every day in GWS manufacturing lot. GWS is an anaesthesia product manufacturer for almost 4 decades. Serving the healthcare facilities and anesthiologist for such a long time. Some of the very important anesthesia equipment are mentioned below
Breathing System: It is also called Breathing Circuit. Its primary job is to deliver oxygen to the patients and eliminate the carbon dioxide. It is an assembly of components which connect the patient airway to the anesthesia machine creating an artificial atmosphere. It is termed as a light weight convenient device which helps in controlled ventilation
Artificial Resuscitators: Ambu bag or generically called as a manual resuscitator or "self-inflating bag", is a hand-held device commonly used to provide positive pressure ventilation to patients who are not breathing or not breathing adequately.
Oxygen Masks: Also known as Nassal Cannulas, they are used for delivering oxygen to people who don't otherwise get enough of it. Masks ensure a personal flow of oxygen.
Laryngoscope: Laryngoscope is used for undergoing Laryngoscopy - performed to facilitate tracheal intubation during general anaesthesia or cardiopulmonary resuscitation or for surgical procedures on the larynx or other parts of the upper tracheobronchial tree.
Guedel Airways: Made up of plastic, metal or rubber. Guedel Airways lie between base of the tongue and pharyngeal wall. It helps in maintaining or opening the patient's airways. The airway prevent the tongue from (either partially or completely) obstructing. Also called Oropharyngeal airways. It comes in variety of sizes, from infant to adult. Oropharyngeal airways are usually indicated for unconscious patients because there is a high probability that the device would stimulate a conscious or semi-conscious patient's gag reflex.
Magill Forcep: It is termed as a right handed instrument angled in two plains. Basically used in laryngoscopy. Its most common application is to maneuver the ET tube in nasal intubations. The Magill forceps is used to pick up the ET tube in the posterior oropharynx and place its tip into the laryngeal inlet. The Magill forceps can also be useful in clearing foreign bodies from the upper airway in anesthetized or unconscious patients. Its another use is placing and removing throat packs.