Department of Anesthesia - Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center
Retrospective, and descriptive medical chart review of all patients undergoing direct to operating room cases in Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center during a five year period.
Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) is an urban, tertiary-level, government-operated hospital in B. Rodriguez Street, Cebu City Philippines. It has eight fully operational operating room theaters twenty-four daily, seven a week.
All patients at VSMMC undergoing direct to operating room cases between June 01, 2001 and June 30,2006
Results & Conclusion:
There were a total of 500 study patients, the ,,majority of which are females. These were eight department services that catered to the surgical needs of these patients;each surgical intervention is unique as to its surgical indication.
Objectives of the Study:
To determine, and identify the most common surgical intervention and profile among patients undergoing direct to operating room (DTOR) cases in Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center for 2001-2006.
1. To determine the clinical demography of patients undergoing DTOR cases at VSMMC based on gender, age,group, and department service.
2. To identify the time interval from time of arrival to the emergency room to the time of referral to the surgical department, the time interval from time of referral to the surgical department to the time he patients arrived to the operating room, and the time interval from the time of patients arrival to the operating room to the time of anesthesia induction among patients undergoing DTOR cases at VSMMC.
3. To determine the demography of patients undergoing DTOR cases at VSMMC based on anesthesia time.
4. To know the most commonly used anesthetic techniques, inducting agents, and post-operative analgesics used among undergoing DTOR cases at VSMMC.
5. To identify the immediate post-operative conditions, and outcome among patients undergoing DTOR cases at VSMMC.
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