Children Hospital saves two serious HFM kids

Yesterday, the Ho Chi Minh City Children Hospital 1 announced it has saved two serious hand-foot-mouth kids.

One of two kids stays in intensive care unit (Photo: SGGP)

One of two kids stays in intensive care unit (Photo: SGGP)

The two kids who were suffering cardiovascular collapse and shock were transferred from a local infirmary in Mekong delta. They were at risk of dead without timely treatment.

The 2-year-old toddler hailing from the Mekong delta province of Ca Mau who was receiving treatment in Cai Nuoc Hospital but his condition did not abate.
He suffered complications in brain, respiratory system, and heart. Because his condition developed worse, Cai Nuoc Hospital transferred him to the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital.
Soon, doctors put him on him ventilator and filtered blood. After six hours, his condition was stable. He is now conscious and in intensive care unit.
The second kid from Can Tho City was rushed to the city’s Children Hospital when having breathing problem and rash. After receiving treatment, he is now in good condition.
Head of the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit Dr. Pham Van Quang said that the two cases are very severe yet doctors were successful in saving them.

By THANH AN - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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