Friday, 12 February 2016

The Management of Federal Medical Centre, Ebute
Meta, Lagos said that Miss Charity Dazan, a student
of Yaba College of Technology, was brought to the
hospital at 1.10 a.m. before she later died at 1.20
a.m.
This is contained in a statement made available to
the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Head,
Clinical Services, Dr Olubukola Aseru, in Lagos on
Thursday.
The statement said that the patient came in poor
condition, on Wednesday, Feb.10 with a nurse from
Yaba College of Technology.
According to the statement, the patient who was
very weak, complained of general body weakness
and pain which she said started on Sunday, Feb.2
afternoon.
She was referred from the medical centre of the
institution, it said.
It said that she was very pale, cold and clammy,
anxious and gasping.
“We commenced emergency care immediately, vital
signs done, temperature was 35.5°C.
“The patient was feeble, respiration gasping, block
pressure was undetectable, oxygen therapy was
commenced immediately, and blood sample
collected, for blood transfusion.
“Normal Saline 0.9per cent,500mls was set up to
run fast, foot of the bed elevated, intravenous
hydrocortisone, 100mg given, cardiac massage
done, all resuscitative measures carried out proved
abortive.
“The patient stopped breathing at 1:20a.m. (within
ten minutes on arrival).
“The corpse was taken back by the same
ambulance that brought her to the hospital,” it said.
The statement said that it was unfortunate that the
misinformation about sequence of events had
caused extra pain to relatives and friends of the
lady. (NAN)

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