is Professor and former head, Department of Anaesthesiology, KMC, and Consultant in Anaesthesiology at the associated KMC Hospital, MAHE, Manipal. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, UK, and is trained as a cardiothoracic anaesthesiologist. She is a popular postgraduate teacher and well recognised at the state and national level teaching programmes.
DrNileshwar has edited the entire text of this Manual with tremendous devotion. She is the coauthor of the other popular CBS book Manipal Manual of Clinical Methods in Surgery.