Swine flu positive patient dies at GMC

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 04 Oct 2017 10:29:04


 

Staff Reporter,

Nodal Officer,Swine Flu, Dr Deepak Barkhade informed that one woman aged about 50 years, from Narsinghpur district died while undergoing treatment

One middle-aged swine flu positive woman died while undergoing treatment on Monday, at Isolation ward of Government Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital (NSCBMCH).


Nodal Officer, Swine Flu, Dr Deepak Barkhade informed that one woman aged about 50 years, from Narsinghpur district died while undergoing treatment on Monday. She was brought in critical condition. Her platelets continued to decline and she died on Monday. She was given best medical treatment available at Government Medical College and Hospital.


He further informed that out of six swine flu patients undergoing treatment at Isolation Ward of Government Medical College, condition of two patients is critical. They both are on ventilator. We are trying our level best for their recovery. He further informed that out of five samples sent to the ICMR for confirmation of swine flu, report of one patient was found positive.


Government Medical College and Hospital administration confirmed that patients are giving best medicines. Soon they would recover. As per report from the District Nodal Officer, as many as 13 patients of district died while undergoing treatment at Government and private hospitals recognized for treatment of swine flu in the district in this year, including three from recognized private hospital. Out of this, four patients were from other districts.


On other hand, large number of swine flu suspects increased at private hospital OPDs. Civil Surgeon, Government Victoria Hospital, Dr A K Sinha in a public appeal said individuals have to take special care while going to public places and hospital, where the chances of infection is high as compared to other places.

Doctors and medical staff have been advised that medical staff should wear protective H1N1 masks to ensure their safety from the virus attack. Superintendent, NSCB Government Medical College and Hospital, Dr Rajesh Tiwari said arrangement for treatment of swine flu patients is at par with best in Government set up. “In the isolation ward, we have three ventilators, which can be increased on demand. Emergency drugs like Efcorlin, Soda Bi Card, Adernaline, Atroipe and large number of other life-saving medical equipment, needed to save life of other people is also in use.