590 cases treated at HGH on third day of Ramadan

 29 May 2017 - 23:55

590 cases treated at HGH on third day of Ramadan

By Fazeena Saleem / The Peninsula

At least 590 cases were treated at the Emergency Department of Hamad General Hospital (HGH) on the third day of Ramadan including those injured in three major traffic accidents, said a senior official.

Other cases treated at the department related to cardiac arrest, stomach ailments, heat related illnesses and minor road accidents, Dr Lubna Ghali Amin, Consultant at the Emergency Department told The Peninsula.

The cases were received between 8am and 8pm yesterday.

"There were patients with indigestion and irritable bowel syndrome, gastroenteritis, vomiting and diarrhoea," said Dr Lubna. "There were three major road traffic accident injuries as well as several others were minor accidents. Some were also treated for cardiac arrest and other emergency cases," she added.

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