KRISHNA RAJENDRA HOSPITAL

An interim report on the Socially Relevant Project done to understand the working and management of the Blood bank facility at the hospital

BLOOD BANK

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Dr Nilanjan Sengupta Submitted by, Group 7
ANKUR KHATRI GAURAV DWIVEDI GHIYA CHIRAG GUNJAN MODI SWARUP GATTANI ANIKET DAS

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000 and started as a 100 bedded Hospital with X-ray apparatus. The hospital was expanded in 1930. K R hospital and Cheluvamba hospital were then also used for clinical training in the college and now are the teaching hospitals for this historic college. 1954 and then in 1998 to bring it to its current status. The government hospitals provide health services to 65% of the Indian population which indicates that 92% of the rural population depends on government hospitals There are about 350 hospitals in Karnataka of which less than 100 are government or government aided hospitals. The two hospitals. Cheluvamba hospital was also expanded in 1997. availability of potable water. electricity. On the other hand. About 72 % of India’s population is in the rural areas where connectivity. 1 . History The Krishna Rajendra Hospital (in short the K R Hospital) was constructed at a cost of ` 3. There are 22 hospitals in Mysore of which K R hospital is one of the biggest.Introduction Hospitals in India There are more than 15000 hospitals in India. of which 30% are government hospitals and 70% are private hospitals. Cheluvamba hospital was started in as a 24 bed hospital and then upgraded in 1939 to 200 beds when it was shifted to its current location that is next to K R Hospital. K R hospital along with Cheluvamba Hospital is a government hospital providing affordable health care to people of the district of Mysore. Sri Krishna Raja Wodeyar laid the foundation stone of the Mysore Medical College in 1930. and other basic amenities are scarce. to shift it from Bangalore to Mysore.65.

The surgical wards are located in a separate building which is popularly known as the “stone building”. This multi-specialty hospital was built by Krishna Rajendra Wodeyar (the erstwhile ruler of Mysore) and has a total bed capacity of around 1. plastic. Cardiology. Nephrology. The hospital also has a modern cold storage facility setup in its mortuary with independent electricity generator facilities to perform post-mortem activities. The hospital has also set up a bio fuel park in its premises to power the hospital generator and two ambulances. blood bank and pharmacy catering to its needs. psychiatry and others. microbiology. urology. Urology. Laser surgery. etc. popularly known as KR Hospital. casualty. nephrology. Orthopaedics. A new multi-storied OPD building has recently been commissioned and this houses a state of the art ultra-modern air-conditioned ICCU on the ground floor and medical wards on other floors in addition to various consultation rooms. urology. burns ward and dialysis services to mention a few.Krishna Rajendra Hospital Krishna Rajendra Hospital. General surgery. laser surgery. pathology and biochemistry laboratories. cardiology. Plastic surgery. 2 . Psychiatry. It has different medical departments like General medicine. More recently a number of subspecialties have been introduced and patients have had the benefit of utilizing plastic surgery. 313 in general surgery and about 500 in other specialties like ENT. radiology. ophthalmology. ENT. Ophthalmology. is one of the oldest government-run hospitals in Mysore that offers affordable treatment. The hospital has a 24 hour emergency care.330 beds which includes 335 beds in general medicine.

Owned. 3 . the students and interns of the Mysore Medical College use this hospital to learn and pursue careers in the medical field. K R hospital was setup with the primary aim of providing affordable health care to the poor and rural population of Mysore city and Mysore District.K R hospital also has a cardiology department setup by Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences & Research and takes care of the entire heart related healthcare. The hospital not only provides quality healthcare to the poor class of people but also a medium of learning for various students and doctors. managed and funded entirely by the government. This is a 60 bed facility. Along with the state government and patients being the key stake holders in the hospital. the hospital also works with the help of donation and funds provided by the Mysore Medical College Alumni and various other philanthropists.

The Project The project allotted to us is to study the working of the blood bank facility at the hospital. The Blood bank conducts various blood donation camps and drives and also awareness camps to educate the public with blood related diseases. The blood bank facility at K R Hospital was started in 1998. We are to undertake a study of the working and management of the blood bank facility and provide suggestions to help them continue and improve the quality of services provided. The facility is staffed with 14 employees of whom 6 are technicians. The facility also has a unique blood Transportation Van which will transport blood collected at donation camps to blood banks The blood bank is government funded and has its budget management done along with that of K R Hospital. 4 are nurses. It also helps in imparting education related to blood collection and transfusion to medical students. The facility also has regular interns working for them from the Mysore Medical College as part of their medical course. The facility has licenses for blood donation and transfusion. There is state of the art equipment for handling and storage of blood. The blood bank currently caters to the needs of patients coming to K R Hospital only. 2 are attenders and 2 are medical officers. One of the 6 technicians is a senior technician. 4 .