SRINAGAR: To cater to the requirements of oxygen supply for multiple patients during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Tukroo Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Shopian district becomes the first in J&K to get multi-feed Oxygen Manifold System (OMS) technology.
The multi-feed Oxygen Manifold System using a multiway redial header fitted to a single cylinder. This MOM would enable one oxygen bottle to cater to the needs of multiple patients concurrently thus enabling critical care management to a larger number of patients with the existing limited resources.
The oxygen manifold system consists of a 24 Cylinder system catering 40 beds fully functional along with an ERC room which is fully equipped and functions round the clock.
Earlier, Covid patients from Shopian which is the hilly and far-flung district needed to travel long distances to reach a hospital, but now with this facility, the Covid patients will be able to get oxygen at the nearest hospital.