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King Saud Hospital – Unaizah: Brain Hemorrhage Patient in her 70s Saved
08 January 2018
A medical team at King Saud Hospital – Unaizah has successfully saved a brain hemorrhage patient in her 70s. The lady was brought to the hospital's emergency with immobility, unstable consciousness and diabetes. After due checkup and brain radiology, she was diagnosed with acute subdural bleeding. Immediately, the operating room was made ready. The team successfully drained her bleeding from both sides. Her hemorrhage was also stopped with no need to fully open he skull as usual in such cases. After the surgery, the patient was taken to ICU for further follow-up till she improved and was discharged from the hospital after recovery, thank Allah.

 
On the other hand, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has recently launched the (e-health) App. to facilitate access to visual medical consultations on smartphones. In so doing, MOH seeks to employ cutting-edge technologies to enhance effective communication with service beneficiaries, and to provide them with the needed specialized medical consultations
According to MOH, the first stage of the new App. will cover the Northern Borders, Asir, Tabuk, Jazan, Najran and Al-Jouf Health Affairs. The, the App will be used across the Kingdom, Allah Willing.

The App. is designed to enable audio-video communication from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. during working days, and from 1 p.m. to 12 a.m. on weekends. Accordingly, users can login into the App., communicate directly with a specialist, and have their cases diagnosed through the App. Hence, the specialist can answer the users' inquiries, and provide the needed medical consultation and the necessary medical procedure.

 



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