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Oxygen audit: Chandigarh manages to reduce Oxygen consumption by 20-25%

Press Reporter News Service

Chandigarh, Could 31

The UT Administration has managed to cut back the consumption of medical oxygen by 20-25 per cent in personal and authorities hospitals and mini-Covid care centre after conducting an audit.

Yashpal Garg, nodal officer for oxygen provides in UT, constituted a committee comprising Jagjit Singh, PCS, Dr Manjit Singh, GMSH-16, and Dr Manpreet Singh, GMCH-32, to audit, educate and sensitise personal hospitals, authorities hospitals and mini-Covid care centres within the metropolis for optimum utilisation of medical oxygen.

Yashpal Garg, Nodal Officer for Oxygen provides in UT

The committee visited all personal and authorities hospitals and mini-Covid care centres up to now 20 days. The committee interacted with the workers of healthcare establishments, gave reside demonstrations, replied to their queries and inspected all oxygen installations.

Garg stated the committee visited all personal and authorities hospitals and mini-Covid care centres up to now 20 days. The committee interacted with the workers of healthcare establishments, gave reside demonstrations, replied to their queries and inspected all oxygen installations.

A report submitted to the UT Administration by the committee revealed that the consumption of oxygen was decreased following a sensitisation programme carried out by its members.

In the course of the programme, workers members had been skilled in utilizing varied masks, nebulisers, oxygen concentrators and oxygen cylinders. It was additionally reemphasised to test all leakages in pipelines circuits and cylinders in order that the wastage of oxygen and fireplace hazards could be minimised.

Dr Manpreet Singh defined the significance of change of water in oxygen move meter bottles to all as it might contribute to the elevated issues of fungal infections.

After the coaching, it was noticed that total 30-40 per cent oxygen consumption was decreased in a lot of the personal hospitals. It was additionally noticed that 13-15 per cent of mattress occupancy was additionally decreased throughout this era because of downtrend of Covid-19 within the metropolis.

After a sensitisation programme on the GMSH-16, it was noticed that the each day common consumption of liquid medical oxygen was decreased by 31 per cent and oxygen consumption per affected person decreased by 23 per cent roughly.

Garg stated: “With these visits at completely different hospitals, it was noticed that greater than 20-25 per cent oxygen consumption was decreased following the sensitisation programme and it contributed tremendously to considered utilisation of oxygen”.

Efforts yield outcomes

  • After the coaching, it was noticed that total 30-40 per cent oxygen consumption was decreased in a lot of the personal hospitals.
  • It was additionally noticed that 13-15 per cent of mattress occupancy was additionally decreased throughout this era because of declining Covid circumstances within the metropolis.
  • After a sensitisation programme on the GMSH-16, it was noticed that the each day common consumption of liquid medical oxygen decreased by 31 per cent and oxygen consumption per affected person decreased by 23 per cent roughly.

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