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Madhya Pradesh: Wrong injection leaves 1 dead, 25 sick

THE ASIAN AGE. | RABINDRA NATH CHOUDHURY
Published : Aug 30, 2018, 1:39 am IST
Updated : Aug 30, 2018, 1:39 am IST

Normal water was used instead of distilled water for injection, preliminary investigation by the hospital authorities revealed.

Hospital authorities held nurses in the hospital responsible for the incident. (Photo: Pixabay)
 Hospital authorities held nurses in the hospital responsible for the incident. (Photo: Pixabay)

Bhopal: Police in district headquarters town of Datia in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday received a complaint that administration of “wrong” injections to some patients in the local government hospital led to death of one of them while leaving 25 others sick. According to the police, relatives of the alleged victims of the medical negligence claimed that the patients were administered injections by some nurses in district hospital at Datia without going through their medical records and diagnosis. While one patient died just ten minutes after being given the injection, 25 others have fallen seriously ill, police said quoting the complaint.

Hospital authorities held nurses in the hospital responsible for the incident. Normal water was used instead of distilled water for injection, preliminary investigation by the hospital authorities revealed.

 

“We have received the complaint. We are waiting for report of medical board on the incident. Appropriate action will be taken after receiving the report”, police said.

“We have begun a probe into the incident. We are also trying to locate the kin of the deceased to probe cause of his death,” the police said.

Tags: medical negligence, wrong injection