Naik is getting best attention, no need to shift to Delhi: GMCH Dean Bandekar


Bambolim: Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Wednesday said that there is no need to shift Union AYUSH minister Shripad Naik to Delhi as he is getting the best attention at the hospital.

GMCH Dean Shivanand Bandekar, in a medical bulletin issued here, has said that the team of All India Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi is continuously monitoring the progress of Naik along with GMCH doctors and have said that there is no need to shift him to New Delhi at this point of time and he is getting the best attention at the hospital (GMCH).

The team of AIIMS arrived in Goa on Tuesday night after which they had reviewed the health condition of Naik.

“They checked all his vital parameters and had a detailed discussion with GMC doctors. They were satisfied with the treatment given to the patient at GMCH and planned to extubate him in the morning (Wednesday),” Bandekar said.

AIIMS team visited GMC at 9 am on Wednesday wherein they extubated the patient and he was put on High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC). He was maintaining saturation of 98 percent on HFNC, the Dean said.

“All his wounds are healthy, dressings have been changed,” he said.

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant checked on Naik in the morning and had a discussion with AIIMS and GMCH doctors, he said.

“State Health Minister Vishwajit Rane also visited the minister in the afternoon and had an informal discussion with Naik,” Bandekar said.

The Dean said Rane was “very happy with his recovery and the treatment given at GMCH.”

The GMCH said “at present, his Blood Pressure is normal, pulse is 96 pm. Urinary and Blood parameters are normal.”

“He is taking oral fluids and responding to all oral commands,” the Dean said.

Naik was admitted to GMCH after he met with an accident on Monday while on his way back to Goa from Karnataka.


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