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“Union Minister Shripad Naik is alert, recovering”: top health officer

'Bringing Union Minister Shripad Naik to consciousness, fixing': top health officer

Shripad Naik suffered injuries when his wife Vijaya died in a car accident. (File)

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A senior health department official said that Union Minister Shripad Naik was admitted to a hospital in Goa after an accident.

In a medical bulletin, Drs. Shivanand Bandekar, dean of the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), where Mr. Naik was admitted, said that a team from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences was of the view that there was no need to transfer him. To Delhi

In the morning, AIIMS doctors take Naik out (remove the tube inserted to aid breathing) and put him in a high flow nasal cannula (HFNC), Drs. Bandekar said.

Dean said that Mr. Naik’s blood pressure, pulse, urine and blood parameters were normal. He was taking oral fluids and responding to all verbal commands.

He said that the AIIMS team was continuously monitoring the progress of Mr. Naik along with the doctors of GMHC.

Earlier in the day, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant had said that Mr. Naik was cured and there was no need to transfer him to New Delhi for further treatment.

Dr. The AIIMS team led by S. Rajeshwari was “happy with the line of treatment”, Mr. Sawant said.

Mr. Naik, Union Minister of State for Defense and AYUSH, is conscious and eloquent, he said.

Sawant said, “He spoke to me in the morning. We are giving him the best treatment at GMCH.”

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Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, who visited GMCH on Tuesday, said that Mr. Naik would be shifted to New Delhi for further treatment if needed.

The AIIMS team arrived in Goa on Tuesday evening and met Mr. Naik at the Porvorim-based government-run GMCH.

Speaking to reporters at GMCH late on Tuesday, one of the AIIMS team members said, “We are satisfied with his breath, blood pressure and other health parameters. We have seen him and advised him to take off the ventilator tomorrow.” ” Wednesday). “

Mr Naik suffered injuries while his wife Vijaya and a colleague died on Monday when their car was found near Ankola in Uttara Kannada district with an accident when they were returning home from the shrine in the neighboring state of Karnataka to home state Goa.

Dr. Bandekar said on Tuesday that when Naik was brought to GMCH, he was critical and underwent four major surgeries.

Dr. Bandekar also said that Naik will be in the hospital for the next 10 to 15 days and it will take at least three to four months for him to recover fully.

(This story has not been edited by NB employees and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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