A Rational View on Modern Ophthalmic Operation Theatres

by Sanjay Srinivasan, Bhanulakshmi Inder Mohan, Sengamedu Srinivasa Badrinath, Suresh Kumar, Lysa Sagar

An operation theatre plays a very crucial role in managing patients with various ophthalmic ailments. Maintaining and running an operation theatre successfully is a Herculean task. The aim of compiling this book is to provide a “one-stop” reference for the major requirements of an ophthalmic operation theatre. This book included the basic aspects and requirements of an operation theatre and have also dealt with management of infections. This book has been divided into 8 chapters with subdivisions in each of them for easy understanding of the text. A detailed legend is provided for all the photographs. The operation theatre staff at Sankara Nethralaya have put in lot of effort to bring quality surgical care to our patients. This book is a compilation of that effort and experience spanning a period of 25 years. Compiling this book was a team effort of the entire Operation Theatre and Housekeeping staff without whose valuable input and cooperation it would not have been possible to put together. Useful information regarding preferred ophthalmic surgical practice patterns. Excellent photographs of microbiological specimens and microbiological investigations in endophthalmitis and air sampling techniques in the OT.


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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Srinivasan Sanjay
Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Alexandra Hospital, Singapore and Jurong Medical Centre, Singapore
2. Mohan Bhanulakshmi Inder
Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
3. Badrinath Sengamedu Srinivasa
Medical Research Foundation, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
4. Kumar Suresh
Sankara Nethralaya Centres, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Frontier Lifeline, Chennai and Dr KM Cherian Heart Foundation, Tiruvalla, India, r.sureshkumar.mmm@gmail.com
Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
5. Sagar Lysa
ISBN 9788184487374
Speciality Ophthalmology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10021
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2009
Pages 168
Book Type Professional


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