Nurse’s fast pondering saves bleeding new mom from surgical procedure

Aurangabad, July 21

A nurse’s well timed recall of a medical reality has given a brand new lease of life to a mom of twins at a authorities hospital right here in Maharashtra.

Head of the division gynaecology, Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Dr Srinivas Gadappa advised PTI on Tuesday the suggestion made by the nurse Dnyneshwari Ghodke not solely helped cease bleeding of the lady but in addition ended the necessity for a second surgical procedure on July 17.

The surgical procedure would have meant removing of the uterus of the lady to cease bleeding.

Ghodke has been feted by the division for her fast pondering.

“A 22-year-old lady from Jalna gave start to twins by a cesarean part on the evening of July 17 in GMCH.

However, after supply, the lady began bleeding profusely,” stated Dr Gadappa.

While medical doctors began preparations for an additional surgical procedure on the lady and have been making an attempt to cease bleeding, Ghodke advised the lady begin breast-feeding her newborns instantly.

Dr Gadappa stated the concept was primarily based on a medical undeniable fact that breast-feeding releases hormone Oxytocin in blood stream of mom, which helps in arresting bleeding.

“This is a known fact but we had never tried it. The idea helped and bleeding stopped within an hour and the woman was saved from undergoing another surgery which might have led to removal of her uterus,” he stated.

Ghodke, who has been within the career for the final 11 years, recalled she had been taught in regards to the function of Oxytocin throughout her nursing course.

“I was just able to remember it on time. The woman was bleeding heavily but breast-feeding helped,” she stated. PTI

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