Health Bulletin 18/May/2022
Here are the top health stories for the day :
5000 Mcg dose of Trineurosol H Intramuscular Injection administered instead of 1000 Mcg: Max Hospital told to pay compensation
Holding the Delhi based Max Super Specialty Hospital guilty of negligence for administering wrong dosage of Trineurosol-H injection to a patient, the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission-II, New Delhi recently directed the Hospital to pay Rs. 20,000 as compensation to the complainant.
Such a decision was taken by the Commission as the Complainant alleged that the nurses in the OPD of the Hospital had wrongly administered high doses (5000 mcg) instead of 1000 mcg, which was originally prescribed.
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UK doctors to spot breast cancer spread using magnetic marker liquid
As per the recommendation by the government's health advisers, women with invasive breast cancer in the UK could be injected with a magnetic marker liquid. The liquid will help surgeons discover if the cancer has spread or not.
Magtrace, the magnetic liquid tracer is a non-radioactive dark brown liquid. It is both a magnetic marker and a visual dye.
Medical education regulator slams Bengal move to allot medical seats to Ukraine returnees
The apex medical education regulator has slammed Bengal move to allot medical seats to returnees from Ukraine.
National Medical Commission and Union Health Ministry officials said, students who complete their education in this manner will not be able to apply for the screening test that foreign medical graduates have to take before being granted the license to practise in India.
Kannada actress dies after fat reduction operation
Young Kannada actress who underwent a fat reduction procedure died at a private facility. The actress, Chethana Raj was 21 years old , played roles in the Kannada serials. Firstly, the deceased was admitted to Dr Shetty's Cosmetic Centre in Rajajinagar on Monday morning. The family members of the actress have lodged a complaint against the centre where the plastic surgery was conducted.
In Europe's first, Spain aims to introduce paid menstrual leave
Spain's leftist coalition government has recently approved a draft bill to bolster abortion rights and make Spain the first nation in Europe to offer state-funded paid leave for ladies who suffer from painful periods.
It also includes paid leave for pregnant women from week 39 and guarantees the distribution of free menstrual products in public institutions such as schools and health centres.