Patient dies due to ‘negligence’ of docs
D A RASHID
Srinagar, June 27: A patient died due to alleged negligence of doctors at the Casualty Ward of the SMHS hospital here on Sunday.
Sources told Greater Kashmir, Mugli, a heart patient, wife of Ghulam Muhammad of south Kashmir’s Tral area was admitted in the Emergency ward on late Saturday night. She needed an immediate temporary pacemaker for survival.
They said during the Saturday night, in the wake of the patient’s deteriorating condition, the Registrar, who was on duty in the Causality Ward, called the consultant on the call duty. But consultant failed to turn up ..
When the patient’s condition deteriorated further in the morning, she was shifted to MICU, where another consultant was called, who allegedly refused to attend the duty citing the reasons that he was not on call duty, sources disclosed.
They said on Sunday Mugli’s condition deteriorated from bad to worse and eventually she breathed her last at around 11:45 am.
When contacted Medical Superintendent of SMHS Muneer Massodi told Greater Kashmir, “I have asked the Causality Medical Officer to look into the matter and he has already seized the case sheet of the patient.
Massodi, however, said that the patient was chronic and had reportedly multiple problems.
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