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UP Doctors Allegedly Use Man's Severed Foot As Headrest After Surgery

10 March, 2018 6:52 PM
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UP Doctors Allegedly Use Man's Severed Foot As Headrest After Surgery

The incident took place at the Jhansi Medical College, a so-called super speciality hospital that serves many districts in UP's Bundelkhand region.

Lucknow: The severed, bloodied foot of a man is used as a headrest to prop him up: the stomach-churning scene is not from a macabre Bollywood movie but seen in cellphone footage filmed at a large government hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district.

Doctors at a state-run medical college allegedly used the amputated foot of the patient as a headrest for the man because a pillow was not available, local reports said.

The incident took place at the Jhansi Medical College, a so-called super speciality hospital that serves many districts in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region. Who filmed the footage and when, is not yet clear. The footage was shot on Saturday morning.

Doctors used the amputated foot as a headrest for the man because a pillow was not available, local reports said.

He was rushed to the Jhansi medical college , about 45 Kms away where doctors who operated on him amputated his leg and then placed it under his head as a rest, his relatives have alleged. A pillow was not given.

The Uttar Pradesh government said an enquiry has been ordered and strict action will be taken against those found responsible. Minister for medical education, Ashutosh Tandon ordered suspension of emergency medical officer Dr Mahendra Pal Singh, senior resident Dr Alok Agarwal and sisters on duty Deepa Narang and Shashi Srivastava have been suspended from duty.

Source: ndtv.com

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