16Jan 2019

Three Egyptian doctors jailed for not attending patient on time

Updated : Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 02:32:20 AM
The patient died due to delayed treatment
Vinila Elizabeth Varghese
By Vinila Elizabeth Varghese
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Kuwait City(IAMINKUWAIT): The misdemeanors court of Kuwait has sentenced three Egyptian doctors to jail terms ranging from six months to one year and has given them a fine of plaintiff KD 5,001 for the mistake they had done which resulted in the death of a female patient .

Attorney Mishari Al-Rawi,said that the victim was hospitalized after having a severe pain in the stomach .The doctors attended her and said that she ate the medicine for diabetes. But they left in a while telling the husband that she is normal and that they have to attend a very important personality.

After seven hrs they reached , they saw her in deep excruciating pain and admitted her to the ICU but couldn’t save as her condition had deterioted. After four hours she died, and the medical report showed the doctors had failed to treat her in time. This is in addition to not following appropriate measures during the treatment.

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