By Dr. Sher Baca - Physician at the Mother-Child Center, Swat
SHINE Humanity and it's affiliate, comprehensive Disaster Response Services [CDRS], would like to wish a very Happy New Year to all our supporters, and the staff of Global Giving, and we would like to thank each one of you for your unstinting support for our humanitarian work.
Dr. Sher Comments: Patient name Maaz resident of Swat belongs to poor family presented to us with complain of breathing difficulty from one day at 10 am. According to the parents, Maaz is asthmatic from one and half year. On presentation Maaz was quiet, serious with bluish lips, lethargic, exhausted, mild dehydrated and was not able to talk; the respiratory rate was over 60/ min and the heart rate was 160/min. This was acute emergency. We started to nebulize the patient with ventolin and oxygen inhalation, steroid medication and also we rehydrated him with IV fluids. With nebulization and oxygen inhalation, the condition of the patient improved. We kept the patient in the hospital for one day and after fully recovery, we discharged him. We saved the life of this child with the help of supporters and staff of CDRS, SHINE Humanity, and IDRF.
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