Patient's Hospital Ordeal

Pinetown resident fears losing the use of his limb

A Pinetown resident whose right arm was slashed in an attempted hijacking last month now fears losing the use of his limb after he says indifferent hospital staff left the wound open for hours on end.
Riaan van der Westhuizen, 31, also says that he lay unattended in the casualty ward unit of RK Khan Hospital in Chatsworth before his heart stopped.

Only when his wife started CPR did her frantic screams gain the attention of medical staff, who rushed him into theatre.

To read the article titled, “Patient tells of critical blood loss, near death, open infected wound in hospital hell” click here.

Source: 
News24

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