#RoadSafetyWeek: Importance of emergency care post an accident

Dr Shweta Manohar, Head of Emergency and Trauma, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, explains why it is crucial to undergo a medical check-up post-accident

#RoadSafetyWeek: Importance of emergency care post an accidentEvery year January 11 to 17, ‘Road Safety Week’ is observed, and it focuses on interventions made year-on-year to bring down road traffic accidents. The theme for this year is ‘Sadak Suraksha , Jeevan Raksha’. Generally, the first observation following a road traffic accident (RTA), especially, a -impact one, is that the motorists and pedestrians, […]

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 […]