• September 17, 2021

Youngsters shifted to pediatric intensive care unit as kids hospital chokes in Prayagraj, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

Sep 8, 2021

PRAYAGRAJ: With a spike in viral, dengue, typhoid and malaria instances, 15 kids have been on Tuesday shifted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Swarup Rani Nehru (SRN) Hospital as there have been no beds left at Sarojini Naidu Kids Hospital.

Dr Mukesh Veer Singh, head of the pediatric division at kids hospital, informed TOI that there are 120 beds at SRN Kids Hospital and a complete of 170 kids have been admitted until Monday.

Admitting that there was no house to confess kids at SRN Kids Hospital, he stated, “Because the variety of beds was restricted and a couple of child was being handled on a single mattress, we have now determined to shift some sufferers to the brand new PICU ward at SRN hospital,” he stated, including that oldsters and attendants are being satisfied to shift kids to PICU ward.

The 100-bed PICU ward with oxygen facility has arrange on the SRN campus in anticipation of the attainable third wave.

On account of surge in viral instances, authorities of the district administration, CMO and MLN Medical Faculty have agreed to confess youngsters affected by numerous illnesses to the PICU ward.

With the shifting of 15 kids to the PICU ward, a complete of 155 kids are left on the kids’s hospital. Medical doctors claimed that the kids admitted to SRN Kids Hospital are affected by numerous illnesses, together with typhoid, malaria, hepatitis, diarrhea, and fever. There was just one case of dengue, who was discharged on Monday.

Dr Singh stated pediatricians have been assigned obligation at each kids hospital and PICU ward for higher care of kids. Chief Medical Officer (Prayagraj) has additionally allotted some pediatricians to each the hospitals.

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