Medical negligence: Drug leaves patient blind, handicapped

The doctors at the District Hospital say Muneer's condition is irreversible.


Express July 06, 2011

LAHORE: A wrongly administered injection left a patient blind and handicapped at a local clinic at Kabeerwala.

Muneer Ahmad, 23, went to the clinic to get his fever cured, when the doctor told his assistant to administer him a medicine.

Muneer’s condition started to deteriorate after the shot. He was subsequently moved to District Hospital Khanewal.

The doctors at the district hospital said that Muneer's condition is irreversible and serious.

EDO Health Dr Irshadul Haq said that this is not the first incident of a doctor's negligence and that such incidents occur often.

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