A pregnant woman reportedly died of a pulmonary embolism after her surgery last Friday in the central province of Quảng Trị, according to the provincial health department. — Photo laodong.com.vn
QUẢNG TRỊ — A pregnant woman reportedly died of a pulmonary embolism after her surgery last Friday in the central province of Quảng Trị, according to the provincial health department.
The department made the report to the Ministry of Health yesterday after the ministry ordered the department to urgently investigate the case and hold a council to assess its entire surgery process.
According to the report, the 34-year-old woman from Lao Bảo Town was hospitalised at the Quảng Trị General Hospital last Friday morning. She was assigned to give birth by C-section in the afternoon.
She showed no unusual signs after the surgery, thus, doctors decided to move her to a recovery room at 10:30pm of the same day. However, at 6am on Saturday, she began to feel chest pain and then began to suffocate and foam at the mouth. Her heart stopped beating and she stopped breathing, according to the report.
Doctors at the hospital carried out emergency aid, but she died one hour later, the report said.
The hospital’s management board is working with relevant investigation agencies to examine the case.
It has suspended the doctors involved in the delivery.
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After examining the Biotis clinic last Friday, department inspectors found that the clinic was providing certain health services without the licence to do so.
The clinic was also found to lack sufficient technical professional processes anti-stroke and emergency regimens, according to the department.
The clinic was licensed in 2014 to provide medical examination and treatment for only patients from the Republic of Korea, but it was discovered to provide health services for Vietnamese people.
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B.H.B, 59, from Singapore, was moved to the university’s hospital for further treatment after being given emergency aid at the city-based An Bình hospital on Thursday.
His health has recovered, according to Bình. - VNS