At mercy of ambu-bag, man dies at govt hospital
It took the death of a 35-year-old man, Nizamuddin from Dadri in UP who had been kept on ambu-bag—or manual resuscitation device—instead of ventilator support post-surgery at Lok Nayak Hospital, to whip officials into action.
TOI had highlighted his suffering in its report titled 'Delhi hospitals low on life support' on Saturday.
Sources said the patient, who was rushed to hospital on December 3 with internal bleeding in the brain and was operated for the same three days later, had been on ambu-bag ever since he was shifted to the neurosurgery ward because there were no ventilators....