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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 109-111

Unanticipated catastrophe during pre-operative routine check of anaesthesia workstation - Water in rotameter


1 Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain, Mahamana Pandit Madanmohan Malviya Cance Centre and Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital (a Unit of Tata Memorial Centre), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Sunil Kumar Valasareddy
Assitant professor Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain, Mahamana Pandit Madanmohan Malviya Cancer Centre and Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital (a Unit of Tata Memorial Centre), Sunderpur, Varanasi 221 005, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jcsr.jcsr_58_21

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Medical gas production, supply and distribution is a closely regulated process with its intrinsic safety designs and procedure along with this anaesthesia work station designed with utmost safety for delivering anaesthetic gases to patients during the peri-operative period. The ingress of condensed water into anaesthesia machine from central medical gas pipeline can lead to catastrophic incidents.


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