Issue : April 2021
Issue - April - 2021, Posted On:  April 01, 2021

An 84-year old patient was admitted to the hospital with bedsore in his back and pain in left groin. He also suffered from several comorbidities. The USG test of liver reported stage-IV cancer and other tests also pointed to primary stage cancer of colon or lung.

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Issue - April - 2021, Posted On:  April 01, 2021

The patient experienced pain in the abdomen. He visited hospital where the doctor conducted investigations that reported a 12.4 mm size stone in left pelvic ureteric junction. A surgery was performed to remove the stone.

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Issue - April - 2021, Posted On:  April 01, 2021

Informing patients and their attendants about procedure’s known complications and taking their informed consent in their own handwriting is one of the healthiest practice doctors can follow. This case is an excellent example of this fact.

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Issue - April - 2021, Posted On:  April 01, 2021

A pregnant lady was taken to the hospital where she delivered a healthy baby girl. Her joy was short-lived though. The newborn sustained burn injuries below waist on both legs! What could have led to this unfortunate incident? Contributory negligence!

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Issue - April - 2021, Posted On:  April 01, 2021

The patient, an 87-year old lady, developed sacral bedsores. She was taken to hospital where the doctor performed debridement in two stages within period of three days. The patient experienced cardiac arrest after five days and unfortunately died.

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Issue - April - 2021, Posted On:  April 01, 2021

The patient experienced severe chest pain. He was rushed to the hospital where diagnosis of myocardial infraction (MI) was made and was admitted in ICU. Unfortunately, the patient developed cellulitis and septicaemia due to extravasation of IV line.

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Issue - April - 2021, Posted On:  April 01, 2021

The patient, a cardiologist in her late 60s, suffered from spinal cord compression. She was admitted to the hospital where a procedure was scheduled.

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