Meet a woman who is a ‘saviour’ for road accident victims

Since the last ten years, she has been rushing to the aid of accident victims outside her home in Khopoli. Pooja Sathelkar has been playing the role of good Samaritan by following her father’s example

Since childhood, Pooja has seen her father tend to persons injured in road accidents. The 26-year-old woman began to follow in her father’s footsteps from the time she entered 10th standard. She had grown up watching her father, Gurunath take accident victims to the hospital in the nick of time to save their lives. Their […]

Airport personnel, CRPF jawans taught how to save a life in an emergency

A cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training programme was organised by Golden Hour Foundation to teach aircraft customs officer, jet custom officers, and CRPF jawans, were trained how to perform CPR on people in times of emergency

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing. It is indicated in those who are unresponsive with no breathing. This is essential as it helps save the life of a person […]

Kalyan: Fortis Hospital hosts organ donation seminar in association with Central Railway

Following the 1st brain-death declaration and organ retrieval at Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, last week, the medical team hosted a seminar on the importance of organ donation and the guidelines to determine brain-death for senior doctors of the Central Railway, Kalyan

In addition, the medical team also provided Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR ) training to both doctors and employees, to tackle any medical casualty they may come across on duty. The medical staff from Fortis Hospital organised an organ donation seminar for doctors and staff of the Central Railway. The Central Railway staff were also trained on […]

Mid-flight emergency: Doctor performs CPR to revive 57-year-old man

A doctor from B J Medical Government College in Pune helped saved the life of a man on flight. The doctor reviving the cardiac arrest victim. in the nick of time

Mid-flight emergency: Doctor performs CPR to revive 57-year-old manDr Udaan Rajput was travelling from Nagpur to Pune by Go Air flight G8, 284 on December 17, when pilot announced if there was a doctor on flight as there was a sudden medical emergency. Ashok Jadhav, (57), hailing from Kolhapur had a sudden cardiac arrest. “I immediately checked his pulse and respiration; he was […]

Human brain may stay active for hours after death, reveal researchers

What happens to the body after death? We've all heard the stories about how some animals – namely snakes – can still bite after they've been decapitated because their brains require less oxygen and thus stay active longer, but what about humans?

According to a new study, it may actually take hours for our brains to fully shut down after our hearts stop pumping, which means we are technically dead but may be somewhat aware of what is happening around us One question that has baffled mankind is “after-death experience” or the experience after the heart stops […]

CISF personnel saves passenger after he suffered a cardiac arrest

After the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan saved his life, the message of the medical emergency was immediately passed on to Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) medical team

The domestic airport in Mumbai is one of the busiest domestic airports in the country. Together, they handle several thousands of passengers in a day. On October 26, a passenger named Satyanarayana Gubbala, who hails from Andhra Pradesh was scheduled to fly from Mumbai to Hyderabad, but he suddenly collapsed near Terminal- 2 at the […]

In-flight emergency: Doctor saves the life of unconscious woman at 25,000 feet

Emergencies can strike at any point of time be it land, water or air. Doctors have to be prepared to tackle any untoward situation. But what would be going through the mind of a doctor, when a medical emergency struck an elderly woman on-board. Without a second thought he rushed to the aid of this woman

Doctors are known for going above and beyond the call of duty in emergency situations. In the incident narrated below, a doctor did exactly that and did not waste any time in coming forward to come to the aid of an elderly woman who suddenly fell unconscious on-board the plane. One such incident recently took […]

Choking hazard: Avoid giving your kids these foods to prevent risk of choking

An Australian blogger recently posted a photo on Facebook that apparently shows an X-ray of a grape lodged in a child's airway. She says she shared the image to raise awareness of the choking dangers of certain foods such as grapes, due to the size of a child’s airway

Choking hazard: Avoid giving your kids these foods to prevent risk of chokingChoking is the fourth leading cause of accidental death for children under age 5. While plenty of toys come with choking hazard warnings, foods such as grapes, nuts, and candy don’t - even though food is the most common cause of choking accidents among young children. “The diameter of a child’s airway is about equal […]

Mumbai: Doctors save 54-yr-old cardiac arrest patient in the nick of time

The patient suffered a massive cardiac arrest, her health condition was critical when she was brought into the hospital, the woman was successfully saved by the medical response team at the emergency department at Fortis Hospital

Santoshi Kumawat, a 54-year-old woman, was admitted at a private hospital in Ghatkopar, where she underwent a hysterectomy on July 05. Two days post the procedure; Santoshi started experiencing shortness of breath, her blood pressure and oxygen levels dropped considerably. Doctors at the private hospital reached out to the emergency department helpline at Fortis Hospital, […]

Pune: Alert father performs CPR on one-month-old baby, helps save his life

The one-month-old infant successfully resuscitated, after he stopped breathing for 30 minutes. This child, is a miracle baby; as he fought against Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), which is rare and only one in a million case are witnessed across world, say experts

When a 30-day old infant Shivansh Jha was struggling to breathe at home and had turned blue and cold. His father who just came from office at night noticed this and without wasting any time, he started giving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and continued mouth to mouth respiration on the way while rushing to Motherhood Hospital […]
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