Number of accidents can be prevented following simple do’s and don’ts: Choubey

Ashwini Kumar Choubey, the State Minister for Health and Family Welfare, released a Handbook on Prevention of Accidents and Awareness of First Aid on Thursday. Choubey emphasised the need for giving medical trauma care to the injured during the first hour of the accident.

Number of accidents can be prevented following simple do’s and don’ts: ChoubeyAshwini Kumar Choubey, the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, released a Handbook on Prevention of Accidents and Awareness of First Aid on the occasion of ‘Road Safety Week’ at a function, in Delhi on Thursday. Speaking at the function, Choubey emphasised on the need for giving medical trauma care to the injured […]

#Justicefordipali: Doctors launch online campaign

Dipali Lahamate, intern at the Nair Hospital Dental College lost her life after being hit by a speeding car. The doctors of civic-run Nair Dental College have started an online campaign, seeking stern action against the guilty by seeking justice for Dipali

#Justicefordipali: Doctors launch online campaign  On Marh 24, around 4:00 pm, after work. Like every day, Dipali stepped out of the hospital. Dipali was hit by a speeding car. Dipali was undergoing treatment at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals. She wasn’t responding to treatment. On Friday, she lost her life. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr, Neelam  Andrade, Head, Department […]

Head injuries can be prevented by adopting safe riding practices

Mumbai Police issued an e-Challan to actor Kunal Khemu who posted an apology on Twitter for riding a sports bike without helmet. After which the actor apologised and accepted the punishment. So, to ensure the safety of citizens, on the occasion of World Head Injury Awareness Day on March 20, Fortis Hospitals- Mulund, Mahim and Navi Mumbai along with the city’s traffic department organised a day-long initiative aimed at creating awareness amongst motorists and pedestrians about road safety, importance of usage of helmets, seatbelts, and most importantly, following lane discipline

Head injuries can be prevented by adopting safe riding practicesThe day long initiative was conducted at the Bandra and Mahim junctions, Shivaji Circle, Navi Mumbai and Bhandup-Sonapur and Nahur-Airoli junctions respectively. The team educated motorists about traffic rules and shared information about first aid, to equip motorists to tackle accidents. With the growing number of road accidents in the country, the initiative was a […]

Mumbai: 10 month old run-over over by rickshaw survives

An accident like this can be quite life-changing for anybody. Surely, it was, even for this 10-month-old baby. Pedestrians and motorists, who witnessed the accident at Dombivli, helped the mother take her baby to a nearby hospital where baby Esther underwent a full body CT scan

Mumbai: 10 month old run-over over by rickshaw survivesIt was a regular morning when Asha Matthew, a 35-year-old mother was walking with her 10 month old daughter, Esther, to her grandmother’s house. In a matter of few seconds, the young mother lay face-down on the road and the baby flung a few feet away! The mother’s handbag had gotten stuck in the handle […]

‘His brain popped out still he survived’

Six months after marriage, Vinod Sambre met with a serious accident. Doctors thought that the chances of his survival are less. But, Vinod responded well to the treatment and he is improving now

‘His brain popped out still he survived’His brain squeezed out of the skull during the accident There were less chances of his survival He suffered 30 fractures on face His eyes popped out 4 complicated surgeries took place He took treatment for 3 months in the hospital But, he fought like a warrior Vinod can stand with the help of walker, […]

After a month-long fight, brave bro-sis duo discharged

After a month long struggle at the hospital in Pune, brother-sister who met with an accident, were discharged last month. Around 150 patients’ relatives had gathered in front of the hospital. Doctors at the hospital explained the patient’s relatives about the criticality of the case. Post-surgery precautions were taken to prevent infections to both of them

After a month-long fight, brave bro-sis duo dischargedSameer Patil (25) and Pooja Patil (21) (names changed) met with an accident and suffered severe brain injuries. Sameer’s face and head was completely disfigured. There were multiple skin tears through which the fractured cranial bones were projecting out. Dr Pravin Survashe, consultant neurosurgeon, at Colombia Asia Hospital in Kharadi, who operated on the patients, […]

Miracle: 35 weeks pregnant lady delivers baby after her accident

While, India witnesses one of the highest number of accidental deaths in the world, a 35 weeks pregnant woman from Pune, successfully delivered a baby boy, immediately after she met with an accident

Miracle: 35 weeks pregnant lady delivers baby after her accidentIndia witnessed 17 deaths and 55 road accidents every hour in 2016, one of the highest in the world, according to the latest report released by the Union road transport and highways ministry. To make Indian roads safer and to initiate responsible driving among people, the National Safety Council of India along with the Ministry […]

Mumbai: Rod pierces his body, he cheats death

Construction was going on in the building in the Nariman Point, Mumbai. So, while working labourer Rajendra Pal fell into the basement pit of a building site. In this accident, the rods pierced through his body. Rajendra was immediately rushed to the GT Hospital. Doctors successfully removed the rods from his body

Mumbai: Rod pierces his body, he cheats deathThe building was under construction. Rajendra Pal met with an accident while working. 5ft long rods pierced through his chest and abdomen. He was immediately rushed to the hospital. Doctors successful removed the rods from his body. Fortunately, there were no injuries to his vital organs. Rajendra fell into the basement pit of the building […]

Powai: 3 dead, 2 injured in a crane accident

India is committed to reduce the number of road accidents. However, road safety levels have taken a serious hit with the country witnessing one of the highest growth rates of vehicles in the world and rapid urbanisation over the years

Powai: 3 dead, 2 injured in a crane accident  A Report on Road Accidents in India 2016, published by Transport Research wing under Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, has revealed that more people died on roads accidents in India last year, as compared to the number of deaths in 2015. As per the data cited in the report, the […]

Nashik: Doc treats an accident victim on road, saves his life

In Nashik’s Panchavati area, two bikes collided and a youth suffered serious injuries and blood loss. It was important to provide him a timely treatment. Miraculously, a doctor passing by showed his presence of mind and treated him immediately. Due to which, the accident victim was saved

Nashik: Doc treats an accident victim on road, saves his lifeA witty doctor from Nashik, has set an example for the mankind. When the accidents occur, people turn into mute spectators. But, Dr Suhas Kotak came forward and treated an accident victim on the road. Nashik’s witty doctor has set an example for the mankind. When the accidents occur, people turn into mute spectators. But, […]