BHU hospital used industrial gas for anaesthesia, finds prob
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After at least 14 surgery patients lost their lives between June 6 and 8 this year at BHU's Sundar Lal Hospital, the Allahabad high court ordered a probe which found hat industrial-grade gas, not permitted in medicine, was being used for administering anesthesia to patients undergoing surgery. The report also said that the supplier of the nitrous oxide did not have any license to produce or sell any medical gas.

The owner has admitted that his firm didn't have a license to produce medical N2O, but dismissed the charge that the gas had led to the deaths citing that the same gas is being supplied to hospitals at King George's Medical University in Lucknow and Motilal Nehru Medical College in Allahabad.

On June 14, the family of an Allahabad resident, who had died allegedly after being administered anesthesia prior to a surgery to remove kidney stones, lodged a FIR alleging medical negligence in which four doctors including the head of the anaesthesia wing, were named...

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