3 patients die as hospital fails to supply oxygen

Last Updated: Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 00:36

Jodhpur (Raj): Three patients, admitted in
the intensive care unit of a private hospital here, died ton Saturday after it allegedly failed to supply oxygen to them.

One male and two female patients, who were put on
ventilators at Mathura Das Mathur Hospital, died after oxygen
went out of stock, police said.

The incident triggered protests by the patients`
relatives who refused to take away the bodies. The matter was
resolved after police intervention.
Meanwhile, the hospital administration has constituted a
committee to probe the matter.
"We will look into the medical conditions of the patients
vis-a-vis the disruption in oxygen supply...Only then we will
be in a position to arrive at any conclusion," MDM hospital
superintendent Arvind Mathur said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 00:36

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