Former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, 76, was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday afternoon, six days after he was admitted in important situation with signs similar to breathlessness and low oxygen rely in blood. He was instantly placed on air flow.
Bhattacharjee’s situation improved very quick, stated docs who attended on the veteran CPI(M) chief at a properly-recognized non-public hospital in south Kolkata. A 13-member medical board was shaped for his therapy.
Bhattacharjee has been struggling from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) for greater than a decade.
“Bhattacharjee was in a very critical state when he was admitted and we were extremely concerned. But the doctors chose the correct path of treatment and the former chief minister responded very well. He literally fought back,” Dr Rupali Basu, CEO of Woodlands Hospital, advised HT.
“He was discharged from hospital with acceptable clinical parameters. He was given homecare advice regarding nutrition, medication, nebulisation, bipap, physiotherapy etc. A team of doctors and nurses went to his home. Bhattacharjee interacted with us and thanked the doctors,” stated Dr Basu.
Till Monday, Bhattacharjee was on intermittent non-invasive ventilator. He was aware, alert and speaking verbally. He even had meals.
Bhattacharjee was rushed to the hospital on December 9. He was first admitted within the emergency ward and later shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU).
In September final 12 months, the CPI(M) chief was admitted on the identical hospital after he complained of an acute respiration downside. His blood strain was discovered to be fairly low and his oxygen focus had deteriorated. Bhattacharjee nonetheless recovered in a couple of days. “This time, however, his condition was much worse,” stated Dr Basu.