Doctor Punches 82-Year-Old Patient Three Times On The Face While Performing Surgery For Moving
A startling video captured the moment an 82-year-old patient was hit three times in the face by a Chinese doctor while she was having eye surgery.
Although the event occurred in 2019, according to Mail Online, the video became popular on Chinese social media this week, inciting outcry online.
The hospital’s CEO was fired, the surgeon was suspended, and hospital authorities are currently looking into the situation.
The patient wouldn’t stop moving during surgery, according to the hospital organisation, so the surgeon punched the woman in the face.
The incident happened in the hospital’s parent company, Aier China, 300 miles west of Hong Kong in Guigang in southwest China.
According to the BBC, the 82-year-old patient “had intolerance during the surgery due to local anesthesia.”
According to the statement, she repeatedly moved her head and eyes.
The surgeon “mistreated the patient in an emergency” because the patient only spoke a dialect from the area and did not seem to heed his Mandarin warnings, the statement continued.
The incident caused bruises on the woman’s forehead, according to the officials.
According to her son, the Guigang Hospital’s management apologized for the event and compensated the patient 500 yuan (about £55).
It was unclear whether the incident or some other reason led to his mother’s blindness in her left eye, but the man told local news agencies that she was now blind in that eye.
Hospital workers allegedly neglected to notify Air China’s headquarters about the occurrence.
The parent business announced on Thursday that it had suspended the surgeon, who also serves as the hospital dean, and fired the facility’s CEO.
It stated that serious infractions of the group’s regulations led to this judgment.
CCTV footage of the procedure was posted online by well-known Chinese physician Ai Fen, and it quickly gained popularity on Weibo, one of China’s most popular social media platforms.
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