The anesthesiologists celebrated the 20th anniversary of the I. Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Medicine, UPJŠ and UNLP and the 50th anniversary of the first inpatient department of anesthesiology in the former Czechoslovakia on Friday, April 29, 2016. The ceremonial and professional event was called Dr. Klima Day.
MUDr. Rudolf Klima - the anesthesiologist at the University Hospital participated in the creation of this inpatient department. The asset of the department was gathering anesthetized patients requiring monitoring of important vital signs due to surgery or other severe conditions, gathering the medical staff which specializes in the treatment of patients and concentration of specialized equipment and monitors.
The President of European Society of Anesthesiology - Professor Zeev Goldik and son of MUDr. Rudolf Klima - MUDr. Rudolf Klima Jr., accepted the invitation for this event, which was organized at the Old Town Hall. MUDr. Rudolf Klima Jr. worked at I. Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Medicine and he currently works as an anesthesiologist in the USA. The part of the program was the unveiling of a plaque for the founder of the first Czechoslovak department of anesthesiology, MUDr. Rudolf Klima.