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Youth Saved after Snake-bite
02 October 2017
King Abdullah Hospital - Bisha has successfully saved a 16-year youth after he was bitten by a venomous snake called (Walterinnesia). After due medical tests, he was diagnosed with neurotoxicity similar to myasthenia gravis. He was admitted into ICU, and given four time the normal antidote dose, along with other medication for neurological symptoms. By Allah's Grace, the patient recovered and was discharged last Friday after a two-day treatment and supervision. He is now in good health.
It's noted that King Abdullah Hospital - Bisha features 255 bed capacity. Over the past ten days, more than 160 surgeries have been done. Also, its emergency has served over the past three months 56 scorpion sting cases.

Last Update : 05 October 2017 08:35 AM
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