Virtual Medicine Saves Fallen Worker In Saudi Arabia Online Consultation Treated 11 Broken Ribs And A Bleeding Spleen

(MENAFN- Mid-East.Info)


Doctors at the ER dept in Qilwah General Hospital (southern Saudi Arabia) saved a construction worker after falling from the 4th floor.

Saudi Health reported that the rapid response team at Qilwah General Hospital examined the case on Tuesday 12th September which showed circulatory shock, abdominal internal bleeding, and 11 broken ribs.

Immediately, the team asked for virtual consultations from specialists through telehealth. A treatment plan was suggested and 8 blood units and IV fluids were provided.

Further inspections showed a ruptured spleen and severe abdominal bleeding which forced doctors to remove the spleen to stop the bleeding.

Afterward, the patient was moved to the ICU to receive further treatments until discharged.


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