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Medical negligence: Hospl director & doc booked


PATNA: An FIR has been lodged towards Sahyog Hospital’s director Dr NK Lal and Dr Swarnlata Srivastava for alleged scientific negligence resulting in the death of a affected person, Snigdha Sinha, in the hospital on Friday. Following her death, the irate family members had also created ruckus at the hospital.

Complainant Prashant Kumar Sinha alleged that his spouse used to be admitted to the hospital on April eight morning and he or she delivered a baby lady the same day via caesarean performed via Dr Srivastava. However, on April nine morning, she used to be shifted to ICU due to her deteriorating scientific situation.


Prashant alleged that Snigdha used to be operated upon again on April nine but neither Lal nor Dr Srivastava knowledgeable them why Snigdha’s situation all of sudden deteriorated. He stated the family sought after to shift Snigdha to a few different hospital, but Lal and Dr Srivastava misguided him.

Patliputra police station SHO Chetananad Jha stated prima facie it kind of feels to be a case of scientific negligence. “Perhaps any artery got reduce via mistake right through caesarean which worsened her situation resulting in Snigdha’s death,” he stated, adding that police were investigating the case on the foundation of the FIR lodged on this connection.

He stated a scientific board performed postmortem of the deceased’s body at PMCH and all the procedure used to be videorecorded.


PMCH sources privy to the postmortem stated the body didn't have the amount of blood a wholesome body has even after death.


“It seems blood used to be drained out. There were blood clots around uterus. Stitches and dissection of abdomen and uterus didn't appeared proper,” sources stated. They stated uterus and parts of other organs were preserved for histopathology take a look at and different forensic research.


When contacted, Lal told NewsTread over telephone that the woman used to be suffering from septicaemia as well as kidney drawback, but her family members had now not knowledgeable the hospital the rest about it. “She used to be given blood transfusion. Dialysis used to be performed too. Her situation used to be making improvements to, but all of sudden due to cardiac and respiration arrest, she gave up the ghost,” Lal stated, adding the physician who had performed surgical treatment used to be a relative of the family and none had expected the sort of behaviour from them.


“They thrashed hospital authorities and damaged homes too while police remained a mute spectator,” Lal alleged.


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