Accident victim made to use severed leg as pillow in hospital

Accident victim made to use severed leg as pillow in hospital

"The doctor looked for something to raise the patient's head when the patient's attendant used the severed leg for the same". We've set up the committee. When he was brought to the hospital, his severed leg was also brought with him. The CM also announced a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh for the victim, Ghanshyam. Strict action will be taken if our staff is found to be at fault, ' she added.

The axe of suspension fell on Dr Mahendra Singh, senior resident Dr Alok Agarwal and two nurses Deepa Narang and Shashi Srivastava.

The school bus helper, believed to be called Ghanshyam, had to have his leg amputated after the vehicle overturned while trying to avoid crashing into a tractor, local media reports. This is not the first incident such an incident has taken place. The head of the department of surgery Dr Rajeev Sinha will head the committee.

Instructions have been issued to initiate departmental action against Dr Praveen Saraogi, an assistant professor in the orthopaedics department, the spokesperson said. Almost a dozen children were injured in the accident, the police said.

Conflicting claims were made by medical college hospital authorities in this regard.

The incident occurred in Jhansi Medical College which serves several districts in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh.

Administrators at the government-run hospital in Uttar Pradesh state vowed "strict action" after images emerged showing the patient on a stretcher with the amputated limb being used as a headrest. The doctors while treating him had to cut his left leg and used his amputated leg as a pillow for the patient.

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.