Chamarajanagara: The Chamarajanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS) clarifed that the death of a 9-month-old infant was not caused by negligence of the hospital staff as alleged by children’s relatives.
In a press release issued here on Thursday November 24 CIMS Medical Superintendent Dr. Krishnaprasad stated that there was no negligence on the part of doctors and staff regarding the death of a 9-month-old baby in the District Hospital. He added, rhe baby girl was suffering from fever, difficulty in breathing and not eating for three days.
“Shivrudramma of Murutipalya brought the baby to the District Hospital. The doctor checked and told the parents that the child’s hands and feet were blue, and then the child was treated in the ICU.”
The doctor advised parents to shift child to Mysuru Hospital for treatment. But while shifting to ambulance the child suffered severe cardiac arrest. Immediately the child was put into the ICU and given treatment but child succumbed, he added.
He said that the death was caused by ardiac arrest, and the treatment proved ineffective. He clarified that there is no negligence of doctors and staff in providing treatment.
On Wednesday November 23 child’s relatives staged rasta roko for more than two hours demanding action against Medical Staff alleging negligence in treatment.