A woman died due to negligence in hospital at Faridabad : A woman died in Asian Hospital at Faridabad allegedly due to complications after giving birth to a stillborn. The relatives of the deceased allege medical negligence and are demanding an investigation in the matter.The family of the deceased also said that the hospital administration had raised a bill of Rs.18 lakh for the patient’s stay in the medical centre for 22 days.
Sitaram, father of the woman told that her daughter complained of stomach pain in the next morning. Then, the doctors came in the morning and checked her. He said the doctors after checking her up told doctors told the family that she was seven months pregnant. Father further said that he asked the doctors that they should deliver the baby now. But, doctors, in return told that it was just a case of stomach pain and said that they would give injections to stop the delivery of the baby, he added.
But the doctors operated on the woman after continuous insistence from the family during which the woman gave birth to the stillborn child, the father of the woman claims.The woman’s father also alleges that the hospital demanded six lakh rupees from him, even as he had paid 10-12 lakhs to the hospital for the treatment.
When talked to the other woman parents of the hospital they said that after three days of admission at the hospital’s ICU, the said woman patient was diagnosed with typhoid by the doctors and then she was shifted to the general ward of the hospital.
The hospital authorities, however, refuted claims of alleged medical negligence. Dr. Ramesh Chandna, the Chairman Quality and Safety of Asian Hospital, told that the patient was 32-weeks pregnant and had fever for 8-10 days. Doctors suspected typhoid and began treatment in the ICU. Unfortunately, her child couldn’t survive. We found she had a perforated intestine. We closely monitored her condition. A surgery was done, but sadly, we couldn’t save her, he added.
Replying on the claims of inflated food bill, Dr. Chandana clarifies that it wasn’t required to give her food. She was being given IV drips and fluids for her condition to stabilise. He said he had no knowledge about this. All billing works were done here and those were cross-checked as well, the doctor added.
– PTC News