NOIDA: A 35-yr-outdated man with dipping oxygen ranges died inside minutes of being taken to the Dadri neighborhood well being centre (CHC) on Tuesday morning, triggering protests from the household throughout which the emergency doctor on the shift was locked up contained in the ambulance for a while.
Shiv Kumar, who labored as a labourer, had a kidney an infection and had been unwell for the previous 5-six days, his household mentioned. When Kumar’s situation deteriorated on Monday night time, he was taken to the CHC, however the staffers there refused to confess him, saying he must be taken to a much bigger facility, his household alleged.
“He was taken to Felix hospital in Sector 137, where he got a CT scan done but was not admitted. His oxygen saturation level was very low. It had dipped to 61. An oxygen cylinder was arranged on Monday night itself from a relative. He was tested for Covid on Sunday and Monday but had tested negative both times,” Kumar’s cousin Praveen instructed TOI.
Early on Tuesday morning, Kumar’s situation deteriorated, he added. “He was then taken to the CHC. Till about 20-25 minutes, doctors did not come out to treat him. The CHC staff issued a referral letter but he died in the ambulance itself,” Praveen mentioned.
As protests broke out and Dr Amit Kumar was locked contained in the ambulance, police have been referred to as to the spot. The hospital workers additionally filed a police criticism. Dr Sanjeev Saraswat, medical superintendent of the Dadri CHC, mentioned oxygen saturation ranges of the affected person had dipped to 45 and he wanted a ventilator. “There was no time to bring the patient down from the ambulance to the emergency wing. He needed a ventilator immediately and a referral letter was prepared for them by Dr Amit. However, the family was agitated and they locked up the doctor. Police WERE called and a complaint was given, but later, the doctor decided not to go ahead with any action against them,” he mentioned.