World patient safety week

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Sep, 2022

Wockhardt Hospitals Group commemorates patient safety week

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Wockhardt Hospitals Ltd., a leading chain of tertiary care super-specialty hospitals in India, commemorated patient safety week across western India at all its facilities at Nagpur, Nasik, Rajkot, Mumbai Central (South Mumbai), and Mira Road (North Mumbai). Patient safety is fundamental to delivering quality health services. The practices aim to strengthen the regular process to improve patient care and safety. The theme of WHO this year is “Medication without Harm,”…

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Dr Gunjan Loney

5

Sep, 2022

Wockhardt Patient Education Initiative: Let’s know more about ITP

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Under the Patient Education Initiative of Wockhardt Hospitals Nagpur, Dr. Gunjan Loney, Consultant – Hematologist and Hemato – Oncologist. What is ITP? Immune thrombocytopenia (formerly known as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura) is a medical term for an autoimmune disorder causing a shortage of platelets and bruising. Causes: The immune system mistakes the platelets as foreign and destroys them. It can follow a virus, vaccination, or certain medications, but for most people the cause…

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27

Jul, 2022

First time in Central India- 3 Drug Eluting Balloons were used on a patient at Wockhardt Hospitals

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Dr. Nitin Tiwari performed the complex cardiac procedure Nagpur: In another first-of-its-kind case for Wockhardt Hospitals, Nagpur Dr. Nitin Tiwari, Senior Consultant- Interventional Cardiology has performed a case for the first time in Central India. Dr. Nirmal Jaiswal had suggested angiography in view of uncontrolled diabetes and breathlessness and hence referred the patient to Dr. Nitin Tiwari. Dr. Tiwari used three Drug Eluting Balloons on a single patient for the…

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Gangrene

15

Jul, 2022

Doctors at city hospital save geriatric’s leg from amputation, perform complex surgery

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A team of doctors at Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai Central treated the 92-year-old woman who dislocated her ankle. Doctors in the city saved the leg of a 92-year-old lady suffering from gangrene. Mohinder Kaur suffered a fall at home, injuring her left leg, and was rushed to a nearby hospital. An x-ray revealed a complex fracture dislocation of her ankle that required urgent surgery. However, Kaur has multiple comorbidities including…

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8

Jul, 2022

61 percent people unaware of warning signs of stroke

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The survey revealed that though 64.4 percent of people are aware of the treatment of stroke during the window period (4.5 hours of the first stroke), around 61 per cent of people don’t know the warning signs of stroke that is the concept of BEFAST. Those with these red flags should be taken to a stroke-ready hospital where expert stroke care is available 24/7: Dr Pavan Pai Mumbai: Wockhardt Hospitals,…

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