Shocking: Woman loses baby as Jodhpur hospital doctors indulge in verbal spat in Operation Theatre

30 August 2017, 03:18 PM

Sadly, an expectant mother had to lose her baby when two senior doctors in Jodhpur’s Umaid Hospital was caught fighting inside an operation theatre during surgery.

The video was shot by nursing staff which was later accessed through hospital sources. The incident took place at the Umaid Women and Children Hospital on Tuesday when gynaecologist Ashok Nainwal and anaesthetist M L Tak entered into a verbal spat over checkingthe heartbeat of the child, said Amilal Bhat, principal of the S N Medical College, which runs the hospital.

One of the doctors later walked out of the operation theatre. The child succumbed due to falling pulse rate, he said.

The incident vent viral after somebody present in the delivery room made a video of the development. The Rajasthan HC seeks report from Jodhpur’s Umaid Hospital's doctors in this case.

Bhat said one of the doctors (an assistant professor) has been suspended and the file of the other doctor has been sent to the personnel department at Jaipur on the government's direction. "An inquiry committee has also been constituted to probe the matter," he said.

The woman, identified as Anita, was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday morning. She was taken to the labour room,where a doctor checked her and recommended an immediate cesarean delivery. 

First Published: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 01:46 PM
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