Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.21 Issue No.66, July 2022 - October 2022
ICU Workshop on Deceased Organ Donation at Medicover Hospitals, Visakhapatnam
Indian Transplant Newsletter.
Vol.21 Issue No.66
July 2022 - October 2022
Print ISSN 0972 - 1568
On 14th May 2022, a one-day Workshop on Deceased Organ Donation for ICU professionals was conducted by MOHAN Foundation in collaboration with Medicover Hospitals, Visakhapatnam under the aegis of Jeevandan, Andhra Pradesh. This workshop was designed particularly for ICU professionals covering the medical and legal aspects of brain death and counselling aspects of organ donation. The workshop was supported by the SBI Foundation and SBI Card. It drew 41 participants including the intensive care professionals and critical care staff from different hospitals in Visakhapatnam.
The inaugural ceremony was graced by Dr. K Rambabu (Director - VIMS & Chief Transplant Coordinator- Jeevandan, Andhra Pradesh), Dr. Satya Vara Prasad (DME[Academic], Govt. of Andhra Pradesh) Mrs. Lalitha Raghuram (Country Director, MOHAN Foundation).
The workshop had panel discussions on 'Potential Organ Donors in Neurosurgery' moderated by Dr. T. Mohan. S. Maharaj (Director - Critical Care, Medicover Hospitals) and ‘Managing Brain Dead Organ Donors in ICU - Case Discussion’ moderated by Dr. Varalakshmi (Department of Critical Care, NRI Hospitals, Vijayawada).
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