Reducing “GA Waiting Area” Time in Eye OT

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To reduce average waiting time in GA (general anesthesia) waiting area for admitted patients by 50% in 4 weeks in a single retina unit eye operation theatre of Dr R.P. Centre, AIIMS.


Only 1 case is operated in single general anesthesia (GA) OT at any time, but a large number of children are present in GA waiting area. This leads to unnecessary crowding, chaos, with many patients sitting on floor! Moreover, there is difficulty in coordination, increased risk of infection, and prolonged long fasting period for small babies. It adds to the anxiety of child and attendant.

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