Nalchik, January 31 – The regional health ministry reports that doctors of the Republican Hospital in Kabardino-Balkaria saved the life of a girl who was seriously injured after she fell from the fifth floor of a shopping center.
According to the ministry, about three months ago, a girl fell from a veranda located on the fifth floor of a shopping center in Nalchik. She was taken to the Republican Clinical Hospital with severe injuries in traumatic shock. The victim was diagnosed with a fracture of the vault and base of the skull, a closed chest injury, a rib fracture, compression comminuted fractures of the thoracic vertebrae with displacement, a contusion of the lungs, and a comminuted fracture of the pelvic bones. With displacement, closed fracture of the right leg and other injuries.
“A team of anesthesiologists, resuscitators, orthopedists, surgeons, neurosurgeons, neurologists and rehabilitation specialists took advantage of the ‘golden hour’ rule and determined the correct treatment tactics, which were the basis for a positive outcome. The condition stabilized and she adapted to independent living.. The patient was discharged and was able to move independently without support,” the report says.
Earlier, local media reported that the girl who was injured in the fall was a foreign student studying in Kabardino-Balkaria.
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