Critical Condition: Hospital Blunder Leads to Mistaken Blood Transfusions in Aundh

Critical Condition: Hospital Blunder Leads to Mistaken Blood Transfusions in Aundh

Critical Condition: Hospital Blunder Leads to Mistaken Blood Transfusions in Aundh

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In a distressing turn of events at Aundh District Hospital in Sangvi, Pune district two patients are battling critical conditions due to a grave error by a nurse. The incident unfolded when doctors, observing deteriorating health in their patients, prescribed blood transfusions as part of their treatment regimen.

However, the situation took a dire turn when the nurse mistakenly administered the wrong blood group to the patients during the transfusion process. This error resulted in complications that necessitated the immediate transfer of both individuals to the intensive care unit (ICU) for urgent medical attention.

Upon learning of the incident, Chinchwad MLA Ashwini Jagtap swiftly visited the hospital, demanding explanations from the attending doctor and nurse. Jagtap has called for strict measures against the nurse responsible, condemning the blatant disregard for patient well-being. She has vowed to oversee the case personally to ensure swift accountability.

Meanwhile, hospital authorities have been instructed to prioritize the treatment of the affected patients without delay. This unfortunate event sheds light on a troubling trend of recurrent complaints at Aundh District Hospital, indicating systemic issues within the administration that pose risks to patient safety.

The incident occurred during the hospitalization of Dattu Sonawane and Dagdu Kamble, who were mistakenly transfused with incompatible blood types despite clear instructions. Relatives of the patients have raised concerns over alleged negligence by the attending nurse, who was reportedly distracted during the procedure.

Dr. Nagnath Yallampalli, district surgeon at Aundh District Hospital, confirmed that both patients have been stabilized in the ICU. He announced the formation of a three-member committee to investigate the incident thoroughly, with findings to be submitted for further action by health authorities.

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