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Cavite medical director: Factory fire victims were not mishandled
 

Cavite medical director: Factory fire victims were not mishandled

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The medical director of Divine Grace Medical Center defended their facility against Cavite Gov. Boying Remulla's allegations of incompetence in treating the factory fire victims.
 
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19 Feb 2017 - General
 
I agree with Marinelle Castro that general physicians and specialists of other fields should be competent in giving primary resuscitation in emergency situations. There is really a few burn and trauma units in the Metro Manila; thus, it comes to no surprise that the city of Cavite does not have a dedicated burn unit. I feel that this issue should be settled by the local government and public health officer instea...
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Jemelyn Mae Sodusta We have few hospitals that are fully equipped with burn unit. However, I would have to emphasize that a general physician should be competent in primary resuscitation of burns, which includes hydration and basic wound cleaning. Moreover, general surgeons are competent in providing care for these patients. I am not sure why this controversy sparked but I hope that these patients are being atten...
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