Man loses battle for life due to Covid protocols
The Morning Standard|January 17, 2022
Accident victim was shifted from one hospital to another after testing positive
ANKITA UPADHYAY

CAUGHT between the protocols for non-Covid patients on one hand, and lack of clarity over standard operating procedures for emergency referral on the other, a 21-year-old from Dehradun succumbed to his road accident injuries in the city earlier this week.

The bereaved parents are left to rue the loss of a young child. The post facto analysis of the incident still doesn’t offer any clarity on how such incidents can be avoided in future.

Devinder Singh and his wife spent anxious nights starting from Himalayan Hospital in Dehradun to three hospitals to which their son was taken after suffering a major road accident in Dehradun on January 2.

Devinder and his wife brought Yuvraj to Delhi after doctors at Himalayan Hospital failed to treat him and on January 4, asked them to take Yuvraj to a higher centre in view of grade 3 aortic injury. An injury where the aorta is punctured, torn or bruised is called traumatic aortic injury.

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