Ventilator

  • Bhopal: Doctors keep dead woman on the ventilator for a week, booked April 26, 2014

    Bhopal: In a shocking incident in Bhopal, four doctors of a private hospital have been booked for allegedly keeping a dead person on the ventilator for a week. A case of cheating for monetary gain has been registered. The deceased's family had filed a complaint alleging that the hospital kept...
  • 92yearold Veteran Congress leader Parasram Maderna critical February 14, 2014

    Senior Congress and former Assembly Speaker Parasram Maderna has been put on ventilator support following respiratory failure, sources said. The 92yearold Jat leader was rushed to SMS Hospital here after he complained of swollen legs and stomach two days back. He was shifted to the ICU on Thursday night and is...
  • Kerala: Child tortured by father, stepmother on ventilator support July 19, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: A fiveyearold boy, who was allegedly brutally beaten up and tortured by his father and stepmother in Kerala's Kottayam, is critical and is on ventilator support. The Kerala government has taken custody of the child and arrested the father and the stepmother. A case of attempt to murder has been...
  • Pakistan: Sarabjit Singh in 'deep coma', say sources April 27, 2013

    Lahore: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was attacked in a Lahore jail in Pakistan, is in 'deep coma' and official sources say no surgery can be conducted on him till his condition stabilises. Sarabjit has been put on ventilator and doctors at the Jinnah Hospital are trying to stabilise him....
  • J&K: Power cut in govt hospital leaves 2 infants dead December 16, 2012

    Baramullah: In a case of shocking apathy, power failure in a Baramulla hospital killed two infants on ventilator support on Friday evening. The family claims that the hospital officials refused to turn on the generator during a twohour power supply cut. Residents and family members of two infants who died at...
  • Delhi ICU deaths: Two doctors dismissed December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday dismissed two doctors after five patients died at governmentrun Shushruta Trauma Centre after their oxygen supply was allegedly cut off during maintenance work. The doctors Dr Teena Khurana and Dr Richa Gupta who have been dismissed were incharge of repair and...
  • Delhi ventilator snag kills 5: Who is responsible? December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The police on Wednesday arrested a Delhi government hospital's technician and the supervisor in a medical negligence case after five ICU patients died after their oxygen supply was cut off during maintenance work. Sushruta Trauma Centre authorities said that the hospital had nothing to do with the oxygen...
  • Mumbai: Miraculous recovery of baby with thin diaphragm August 16, 2012

    Mumbai: It started out as a cold, but when it stubbornly held on to the threemonthold infant for over a week, his parents rushed him to KEM hospital, where he was diagnosed with a rare condition eventration of left hemidiaphragm that had displaced some of his organs and...
  • AP: Ventilator shortage kills another newborn August 10, 2012

    Warangal/Hyderabad: Another infant died at the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (MGM) Hospital in Warangal on Thursday owing to a shortage of ventilators. A fivemonth baby, Manasa, had died at the hospital due to the same problem three days ago. Thursdays victim was a fourday baby, a girl, born to G Ravinder...
  • Malayalam actor Sreekumar's condition stable March 12, 2012

    Kozhikode: The condition of Malayalam film actor Jagathy Sreekumar, who was admitted to a hospital here after he met with a road accident, is stable, doctors attending on him said today. The condition of the actor, who underwent an emergency surgery after the accident on March 10, "is stable at present",...
  • Sai Baba still in critical condition April 13, 2011

    Puttaparthi: Sathya Sai Baba continues to be in a critical condition and his response to the treatment has been slow, doctors attending on him said on Tuesday. "Sri Sathya Sai Baba continues to be stable as far as his vital parameters of health are concerned. He still continues to be on...
  • Satya Sai Baba still on ventilator support April 4, 2011

    Anantapur: Sri Satya Sai Baba, who was admitted to hospital following lung and chest congestion, continues to be on ventilator support but is showing improvement, doctors attending on him said on Monday. "Sri Satya Sai Baba, who was admitted in the hospital on March 28, continued to show improvement in his...
  • Karunakaran out of ventilator support December 17, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram: The ventilator support to ailing Congress stalwart K Karunakaran was removed on Friday as his overall health condition made further improvement. According to a medical bulletin issued by Aanthapuri Hospital, where the 93yearold former Chief Minister has been undergoing treatment for a week, the ventilator as well as...
  • 'Dahi handis' put 270 'govindas' in hospitals September 5, 2010

    Mumbai: This year's 'dahi handi' celebrations left over 270 people injured. Three 'govindas' were also put on ventilators. The problem is that the height of human pyramids is increasing every year and politicians are only making things worse. Janmashtami saw 'govindas' brimming with highvoltage energy, their sole aim being to break...
  • Basu slightly better but critical, responding to calls January 11, 2010

    Kolkata: Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's health condition marginally improved on Sunday though he was still critical and on partial ventilator support in hospital, doctors attending on him said. The 95yearold leader was responding to calls and moving his hands. The medical bulletin issued by the AMRI Hospital a little after...
  • Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS for routine check up March 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was on Friday evening admitted to AIIMS for a routine followup of his health, nearly three weeks after he was discharged from the hospital. As per the advice of doctors, 84yearold Vajpayee is being admitted at AIIMS...
  • Vajpayee improving, to be off ventilator soon February 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who is undergoing treatment at AIIMS, is now showing signs of recovery as the condition of his lungs is improving. "He is alright. He is making progress," Head of Cardiac Thoracic Vascular Sciences Department of AIIMS Sampath Kumar told PTI. Kumar said Vajpayee's...