EQUIPMENTS



We have all the equipments for diagnosis of respiratory ailments, including fully functional:-

1. Spirometry and Diffusion Studies.

2. Bronchoscopy Unit – FOB for Diagnose and Therapeutics purposes-

3. Polysomnography (Sleep study)

We in The Department of Pulmonary Medicine are actively involved in eradication of tuberculosis from our country. Our department has active participation in RNTCP program and we are part of the state task force for RNTCP.

Facilities in the Department of Respiratory Medicine

A. Diagnostic Facilities:
  • • Sputum microscopy by LED microscope

  • • Culture of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis by latest mentods as Hain's BAC-T ALERT and conventional LJ media.

  • • Fungal culture facilities


  • • Spirometry

  • • Diffusion study

  • • Fibre-optic and Video Bronchoscopy

  • • Semi-Rigid Thorascopy

  • • Rigid Bronchoscopy

  • • Polysomnography/ Sleep study

  • • Skin prick allergy test for respiratory allergy

B. Treatment Facilities:
  • • A 5 bedded fully equipped Resipratory Intensive Care Unit with dedication and specalised staff.

  • • 2 latest Mechanical Ventilators.

  • • Bipaps - 4

  • • Auto-CPAP - 1

  • • Cardiac Monitors - 4

  • • Ultrasonic Nebulizers - 2

  • • Infusion pumps - 2

  • • Pulse oxymeters - 3

  • • 15 bedded well equipped and staffed male general ward

  • • 15 bedded well equipped and staffed female general ward

  • • Ambulatory Anti-Tuberculosis treatment via DOTS CENTER

  • • DR TB ward for treatment of Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR) TB patients

  • • Dedicated Asthma, COPD and Allergy clinics