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A 24-year-old unmarried female lecturer was brought from Primary Health Center, Hinganghat by Hinganghat police to Nagpur based Orange City Hospital & Research Institute- a unit of Ravi Nair Hospitals Private Limited as per desire of her relatives on 03.02.2020 around 9.15 am with history of being burnt alive in front of her academic Institution on 03.02.2020 at around 7.15 am. MLC was informed to PS Bajaj Nagar. She had Deep Burn injuries over Scalp, face, Right Upper Limb, Left hand, Upper Back, Full Neck, Ocular involvement with severe Inhalational Injury. She underwent Tracheostomy, Burn dressings, Debridement’s and escharectomies. Her Provisional Diagnosis is 35-40% Grade III Deep Dermal Burns with Respiratory Distress with Inhalational Injury with Related Complications. She is admitted in OCHRI CCU under care of Dr. Darshan Rewanwar- Burns & Plastic Surgeon backed by Dr. Rajesh Atal- Critical Care Physician, Dr. Ashwini Tayade, Specialist Infectious Diseases,  Dr. Sidharth Saoji- ENT Surgeon, Dr. Abhay Agashe- Ophthalmologist and Dr. Ninad Gawande- Medico-legal Specialist. 24×7 stationed intensivist cover is provided by Dr. Roshan Jawlekar, Dr. Akshay Burlawar, Dr. Sheetal Chauhan and Dr. Ritesh Sawadh- Intensivists, along with assistance of Dr. Kavita Dhurvey, SMO Incharge- Surgery.  Dr. Smita Harkare, Dr. Neeta Deshpande & Dr. Anita Pande are the Anesthetists. Sr. Nilima Turankar- WSS is leading the team of Nursing & Paramedical personnel for her care.

Visitors till date:

Shri. Sameer Kunnawar, Hinganghat MLA

Shri.Sunil Kedar, Wardha Guardian Minister

Shri.Anil Deshmukh, Maharashtra Home Minister

Dr. Sunil Keswani, Director of National Burns Institute, Mumbai

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, IAS- Nagpur Divisional Commissioner

 Shri.Vivek Bhimanwar, IAS, Wardha District Collector

Dr. Bhushan Kumar Upadhyay, IPS, Nagpur Police Commissioner

Dr. Sanjeev Jaiswal – Nagpur division Deputy Director Health Services

Shri. Sanjay Bhargava, Bajaj Foundation Wardha

Shri.Prakash Gajbhiye, MLC

Shri.K.M. Prasanna, IPS, IG of Police, Nagpur Range

Smt. Aparna Kolhe, Nagpur District Women’s & Child Development Officer

Smt. Rupali Chakankar- Women State President, NCP

Shri.Bacchu Kadu, Maharashtra Minister

Smt.Vidya Chauhan, MLA

Shri.Narayan Nikam, Social Activist, Wardha

Smt.Yashomati Thakur, Maharashtra Minister

Shri.Jogendra Kawade, President, Peoples Republican Party

Shri.Vikram Rathod, Yuva Sena

Shri.Hitesh Yadav, Yuva Sena

Dr.P.D.Madavi, Civil Surgeon, Wardha

Shri.Devendra Fadanvis, Leader of Opposition

Smt. Archana Dehankar, Ex. Mayor

Shri. Ramdas Tadas, Member of Parliament, Wardha

Smt. Rashmi Barve, President, Nagpur Zilla Parishad

Shri. Kamal Kishor Futane, Addl CO, Nagpur Zilla Parishad

Shri. Ashok Shinde, Ex Minister, Maharashtra

Shri.Chandrabhang Khandait, Hinganghat SDO and Shri.Parmeshwar Agase, PSI, Hinganghat police station are stationed by state government on round the clock basis in hospital.

Dr. Kamlesh Sonpure – Member Secretary CMRFund is daily visiting the hospital to check progress of patient, comfort of relatives and confirm running bill of hospital to ensure timely phase wise remittance.  Shri.Vivek Masal, DCP and Shri.Ravindra Kshirsagar, PI Incharge Bajaj Nagar are looking after the lodging and boarding of parents as per directives of Home Minister.

  Shri. Anil Deshmukh, Home Minister, Maharashtra along with Shri. Bhushan Kumar Upadhyay, Commissioner of Police Nagpur revisited hospital and enquired about the status of patient. He also interacted with the parents of victim. Shri. Anil Deshmukh reassured all the support from Maharashtra Government. Dr. Rajesh Atal & Dr. Darshan Rewanwar briefed them about the ongoing treatment and   status of patient.

The relatives conveyed that they are contended with the ongoing treatment and regular update by treating specialists. They also expressed satisfaction for the lodging and boarding arrangements done by Bajaj Nagar police of them.

 From day 1; OCHRI has kept one complete 10 bedded Critical Care Unit unoccupied to prevent any infection scare. This patient is the only admitted patient in said unit. Moreover, she has been additional safeguarded inside an isolation glass cubicle housed inside the 10 bedded CCU with exclusive nursing staff to attend this patient. All permitted government visitors are only able to view this patient from outside the glass cubicle based inside the CCU and only treating doctors and nursing staff are permitted inside with due protection.

As reaffirmed by Dr. Sunil Keswani, initial 7 days are very critical for her. Three session of Debridement, Burn Dressings have been done. Nasogastric Tube insertion was also done for feeding. Her condition remains critical as she had respiratory distress and fluctuation in Blood Pressure. She was put on ventilator support as her oxygen levels in the blood significantly reduced in view of inhalaltion injury in lungs. At present, she has been ventilated with 80% oxygen, whereas normally we breathe with 21% oxygen. Blood pressure is maintained with the help of medicines. Her antibiotics had been escalated in view of anticipated risk of infection.

 Dr. Noorul Ameen- OCHRI Medical [email protected] is the nominated nodal Officer Incharge coordinating the itinerary of visitors and issual of regular medical bulletins in OCHRI Jaivik Hall at 11am on daily basis. This was stated by Dr.Vidya Nair- RNHPL Director who has also requested that well-wishers should restrict their visits in interest of patient to safeguard her from infections.