In a shocking incident of Medicle neglience, a 22-year-old NIT Durgapur student passed away.
What was the actual scenario?
Prosenjit was feeling a severe headache for the past two days and he was unable to complete his semester paper. He admitted himself to the medical unit of NIT Durgapur, which is a 24 hour medical service. He was admitted at 2 PM where the Doctor didn’t arrive till 5 PM. It was alleged that the nurse on duty gave him sleeping and headache pills and three bottles of saline. A doctor gave him an injection for vomiting problems and forcefully sent him back to his hostel.
After spending 6 hours in care under the medical unit he returned walking across the corridor to his room. Later, his friend found him unconscious on the floor. His friends waited 40 minutes with him on the portico of his hostel for an ambulance from the medical unit. He died on his way in a tempo to the medical unit.