JHANSI — In a shocking incident of medical negligence, a severed, bloodied foot of a man is used as a headrest to prop him up in the emergency ward of a government-run hospital in Jhansi.
The stomach-churning scene is not from a macabre Bollywood movie but seen in cellphone footage filmed at a large government hospital, Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College, in Uttar Pradesh’s Jhansi district.
Doctors at a state-run medical college allegedly used the amputated foot of the patient as a headrest for the man because a pillow was not available, local media reported.
Who filmed the footage and when, is not yet clear. The footage was shot on Saturday morning.
The victim, was the cleaner of a school bus his leg in the accident and was sent to the Jhansi medical college after preliminary treatment at a local health centre.
After the case came to light, Medical College principal Sadhna Kaushik assured stern action against those who are found guilty, ANI reported.
“He was given immediate medical aid. The doctor looked for something to raise his head. Patient’s attendant used the leg for the same. We’ve set up a committee. Strict action will be taken if our staff is found to be at fault,” she added.
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said that state government will take action in the concerned matter only when he will get proper information about the incident.
Doctors remove live cricket from man’s ear canal
Doctors at a hospital in Vietnam shared footage from an unusual case involving a cricket found living inside a man’s ear canal.
The doctors said the man came to the Hai Duong Hospital complaining of ear pain and a look inside his ear canal with an endoscope revealed the cause was a live cricket.
The footage shows the cricket digging around inside the man’s ear canal.
Doctors have successfully removed the cricket, and he is now recovering.
See the video Here.