February 22, 2018

Preliminary report holds hospital guilty

06 December 2017, 10:17 | Winifred Adams

Newborn baby wakes up on the way to its own funeral after doctors wrongly said it was stillborn

Max Hospital baby blunder: Four medical staff questioned

"After being declared dead, babies were given to us in packets, when we left for cremation ground we noticed movement and on checking found one was breathing".

A preliminary inquiry report submitted by a Delhi government-appointed three-member panel of doctors to Health Minister Satyendra Kumar Jain on Tuesday revealed that Max didn't follow prescribed medical norms in dealing with newborns.

The inquiry found out that the hospital authorities didn't do an ECG, to find if the babies were dead.

Earlier, NDTV reported that no ECG was done on the infant to check whether he is alive or not.

The baby was rushed back to the hospital and placed on life support.

The hospital said: "We are shaken and concerned at this rare incident".

Trump transition official in email: Russian Federation 'has just thrown the United States of America election'
Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told CNN he thinks McFarland's nomination is imperiled. One of those questions, from New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker , was this: "Did you ever discuss any of Gen.

Vandalizing squirrel sabotages NJ Christmas display
The annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in Sea Girt was threatened earlier this week when wires were severed, WNBC reported. The squirrel caused some holiday chaos after he chewed through the wires of the town's Christmas tree.

At least five injured in train crash in Germany
According to the Meerbusch fire department , 155 people were on board the commuter train when it ran into the freight train. Access to the crash site had been made hard due to broken power cables with a risk of an electric shock.

This incident came days after another private hospital, Fortis, in Gurugram was accused of charging the family of a seven-year-old dengue patient, who later died, nearly Rs 18 lakh for 15 days in the ICU.

The babies were placed in plastic bags and driven to a crematorium - but on the way, the parents discovered the second child was still alive. Video from the hospital also was being reviewed, police said.

One of 14 "Max Healthcare Super Specialty" hospitals, the hospital boasts of world-class healthcare services.

Max Healthcare, which runs 13 other hospitals in India, said the firings of Doctors AP Mehta and Vishal Gupta are a "reflection of our commitment to higher standards of care". "The difference between a mistake and negligence is deliberate action".

The Indian Medical Association weighed in on the case, issuing a warning for hospitals that a body's metabolism can be "suspended" in cases of severe hypothermia and may protect against oxygen deprivation for an extended period of time.

Other News

Trending Now

Russian FM: Haley's North Korea assertion 'bloodthirsty'
If they seek a pretext to destroy North Korea, they should openly say so and the USA leadership should confirm it. President Donald Trump asked his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, to cut off oil supplies to the North.

Boost for exports as Government announces more incentives
The commerce ministry has also brought a new trust-based self ratification scheme to allow duty-free import of inputs for exports.

Ashes: England all out for 233, Australia win by 120 runs
Starc then removed Stuart Broad caught behind and finished the job by bowling Jonny Bairstow , England's last recognisable batsman, for 36 and the tourists were all out for 233.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp 'not thinking' about Philippe Coutinho's future
Spartak have only kept one clean sheet in their last 15 games in this competition. I'm not unsure, I'm not sure, I don't think about it", he added.