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Salwa General Hospital: Doctors Reattach a Child’s Severed Finger
11 March 2018

By Allah’s Grace, doctors of Salwa General Hospital have successfully reattached a severed finger of a 6-year-old child through an emergency surgical intervention. The child is now in good health and discharged from the hospital. 


Earlier, the child had a left-hand injury which severed his finger. He was brought to the hospital’s emergency where he received first aid before any surgical intervention. Then a professional surgeon conducted a 30-minutes procedure using regional anesthesia only. Thank Allah he successfully reattached the severed finger. After surgery, the child had an x-ray scan which ensured no more fractures. The child was hospitalized for further treatment before his full recovery and discharge in good health.

It is worth noting the Salwa General Hospital features a 50-bed capacity and received monthly about 2000-2500 emergencies. Its outpatient clinics also receive 500 outpatients monthly. The hospital also features a number of specializations, including: general surgery, orthopedics, internal medicine, pediatrics, anesthesia, in addition to mandated urologists, dermatologists, ophthalmologists, and ENT specialists.






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