//
you're reading...
Uncategorized

Battered baby critical in Delhi hospital

Sheikh Imran Bashir

Agence India Press

 

New Delhi: A team of doctors at the AIIMS Trauma Centre is fighting against the odds to save the two-year-old abandoned baby girl who was brought to the hospital in a comatose condition with severe head injuries and human bite marks.

 

Despite the best efforts of specialised doctors, the two-year old infant Falak admitted in Delhi’s premier hospital in a battered condition continued to battle for life on Saturday with medical experts giving her 30-40 percent chances of survival.

 

The baby girl, named Falak by her care-givers, was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences Trauma Centre in New Delhi almost a week ago in a severely abused state by a minor teenager claiming to be her mother.

 

Upon medical examination, doctors found that the abandoned baby had sustained severe head injuries, multiple fractures and human bite marks all over her body.

 

Certain reports claimed that the head injuries had either been caused by a blunt object or by repeated and deliberate bashings against the wall.

 

Expressing their concern, AIIMS trauma centre chief M.C. Mishra revealed Falak’s condition remained critical.

 

“In the last 22 hours, all I can say in summary is that there is no deterioration in her overall condition, but she will need a few more days to be given. We will categorise her in a critical condition because her heart rate is still high, although there is no deterioration since we spoke to you last and that is the reason we are hopeful that she may recover,” Mishra told reporters.

 

Another doctor monitoring Falak’s treatment, AIIMS neurologist Sumit Sinha further reflected on the infant’s condition.

 

“In a head injury of this nature, a patient has 30 to 40 percent chances of survival. Out of a hundred patients who sustain such injuries, only 30 or 40 will survive. This is a figure recognised worldwide, despite all the advancements in the field of medicine. Many of those who survive remain in a vegetative state, and are unable to fend for themselves,” said Sinha.

 

Speculations are rife that the baby girl might have been sexually abused.

 

However, Sinha maintained preliminary diagnosis by gynaecologists did not corroborate such assumptions.

 

“There is no evidence of sexual abuse. We have consulted our gynaecological experts from AIIMS and they are not of the opinion of this,” said Sinha.

 

The soul-stirring, heart rendering story of violence and abuse on Falak has send shockwaves across the country, with India praying for the battered baby girl’s speedy recovery.

 

However, various child welfare associations, non-governmental organisations and childcare units have come forward to take care of the infant. (AIP News)

 

Copyright © 2012 AIPTV. All rights reserved. http://agenceindiapress.com

 

 

Advertisements

About aipworld

Agence India press (A.I.P) is a first multimedia Business news agency from North India (Kashmir). Today it is one of the major news agency in the sector of media committed for providing best services with over 12 bureaus in State and across the India and outside Country. Agence India Press is also working on assignments to do which definitely are helping us to target more and more clients or subscribers, and also chance to cover maximum filed of news, feature and story. We cover almost all major areas of Jammu & Kashmir, and rest part of country interests to viewer including news, entertainment and life styles, health and science, business, sports, Human- interest feature, natural disasters, social, economic and developmental issues. Agence India Press is also working in different sectors like; Book Publishing, Book Distribution, Export Business, Music studio, Orchestra, Music Company and Service providers. Agence India Press takes revolutionary steps as the first Kashmir based international news network, in English, Arabic, Urdu, French, Dutch and Hindi.

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: