KEM hospital 1 held, 4 booked for abusing, manhandling woman doctor

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |

September 13, 2020 2:00:29 am

(*4*)“Parmar was declared dead in the presence of his brother and maternal uncle after showing them a flat ECG line, which is indicative of death,” Dr Hemant Deshmukh mentioned. (Representational)

The Bhoiwada police has arrested one individual and booked 4 others for allegedly abusing and manhandling a feminine resident doctor at KEM hospital after the loss of life of an 18-year-old affected person Jatin Parmar died following a cardiac arrest. The males, all family members of Parmar, claimed that he was nonetheless alive and compelled the medical doctors to restart the ventilator and manhandled an on-duty feminine resident doctor, police added.

On Saturday, resident medical doctors of KEM Hospital took out a silent march to Bhoiwada police station, demanding an FIR be registered in opposition to the members of the family of Parmar. A case was registered below a number of IPC sections together with Maharashtra Medicare Service Persons and Medicare Service Institutions Act in opposition to 5 individuals, police mentioned. The affected person’s brother was arrested late Saturday, police added.

According to KEM hospital authorities, Parmar had a fever and was earlier admitted to a non-public nursing residence for three days. “There he had three episodes of fits. As he needed a ventilator, he was transferred to KEM hospital at 9.05 pm on September 7,” a hospital official mentioned. At the time of admission, the affected person was affected by matches and was breathless, the official added.

Dean of KEM hospital Dr Hemant Deshmukh mentioned, (*1*)

At 1.20 am on September 9, Parmar suffered a cardiac arrest and died, Deshmukh mentioned.

“Parmar was declared dead in the presence of his brother and maternal uncle after showing them a flat ECG line, which is indicative of death,” Deshmukh mentioned.

However, after someday Parmar’s family members entered the ICU and claimed that the youth was declared with out informing them and tore the ECG, police mentioned. “They abused the female resident doctor and even manhandled other hospital staffers,” Senior Inspector Vinod Kamble of Bhoiwada police station mentioned.

The hospital authorities mentioned the affected person’s family members claimed that Parmar was nonetheless alive and compelled the resident doctor to restart the ventilator.

“Any ventilator, when switched on even without being attached to a patient, shows certain graphs during breath delivery and was misinterpreted as spontaneous breathing activity by the patient’s relatives. On their insistence, a senior physician on call was called in and after the intervention of police, the ventilator was disconnected,” Deshmukh added.

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