AMU Vice Chancellor releases ?Policies, Protocol, & Procedures in ICU? by Professor Syed Moied Ahmed
Aligarh, November 2: ?Policies, Protocol, & Procedures in ICU?, a book authored by Professor Syed Moied Ahmed (Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College?JNMC, Aligarh Muslim University?AMU) was released by AMU Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor during the inauguration of the Simulation Lab at JNMC.
The carefully researched book throws light on JNMC?s Trauma Center, Respiratory Therapy Ward, the Medical ICU, Surgical HDUs and the Main Intensive Care Unit. The book shows how uniform policies and protocols in patient management are essential for various units of the medical college to run in tandem with each other. Prof Ahmed highlights the basic concepts in essential parameters that resident doctors should know while dealing with critically ill patients.
?The sequential arrangement of the chapters is in accordance to the daily progress sheet in ICU,? said Prof Ahmad pointing out that this is an easy-to-remember and systematic approach.
The author added that the daily check lists in the book help resident doctors to remember the treatment strategy. ?Other than all the algorithms, the book deals with the antibiotic protocol and easy calculations of different drug infusions,? said Prof Ahmed adding that these are important domains for doctors.
He further said that the book emphasizes practical information in lucid and concise manner with the aim of providing resident doctors, fellows and clinicians with the current and comprehensive stepwise approach in patient management. ?This book will facilitate smooth running of the ICUs and HDUs,? said the author.
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