Friday, August 29, 2014

Twenty Heart Failure Deaths Reported Daily In Colombo District Could Have Been Saved-Dr.Dananjaya Bulathdeniya

Around 20 persons residing in Colombo District die daily due to the Heart Failure condition and these lives  could have been saved if given the required first aid treatment known as CPR within first six minutes since the heart failure according to the Medical Officer attach to the Falck Emergency Medical Supplies Dr.Dananjaya Bulathdeniya.

The lives of around 10 persons out of this number definitely could have been saved through the CPR treatment he has said.While pointing out that majority of the 600,000 people who are admitted to the Neuro Trauma Unit of the Colombo National Hospital  annually due to trauma condition have died before hospitalization  because of not receiving proper first aid treatment ,prior to admission ,Sri Lankan society as well as the professional staff in government hospitals should be trained on the first aid treatment so most of the secondary injuries ,disabilities and death caused due to accidents could have been avoided he has stressed.

Dr.Bulathdeniya has revealed these  facts during a special First Aid training session conducted for Sri Lanka Journalists by the one of the leading suppliers of Emergency Medical Care Services in the world "Falck " held at their local office situated in Privena Road,Ratmalana in Colombo recently.

The Danish Private Company "Falck" is a world recognized company specialized in Emergency Medical Supplies which currently expanded to 45 countries throughout the globe including Sri Lanka.The Falck Sri Lanka has resumed it's operations in Colombo  District on 10th of January 2013 and having 6 ambulances which can provide emergency care in such circumstances with 60 well trained staff according to it's Chief Executive Officer Mr.Hanz Paul Medisson."Falck"Sri Lanka is due to expand it's services to Negambo District from Next Month Mr.Medisson has further said.

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