Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Cuba condemns brother’s death for lack of resources to operate on hip fracture

A Cuban woman condoned her brother’s death after a hip fracture because the country did not have the resources to perform the operation.

Identified on Facebook as Rita Maria Leyva, she said her 62-year-old brother died on May 22 “for the simple fact of having a hip fracture that could not be operated on because there are no materials in this country to do it surgically.” Is.” How it should be, even the health protocols changed and not for the benefit of the population,” he said.

He said the patient had two admissions after the fracture because the analysis had changed.

Upon the second hospitalization, the head of the orthopedics ward told him that the only risk for the prisoner was to die of a thrombus as two months had passed since the fracture and it was already “85 percent consolidation.”

However, 76 days after the incident, the man died precisely from a thrombus.

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“Because of a government that can no longer do anything for the Cuban population and still is. And don’t say anything or say nothing because you already know what awaits you. I really have I have a book to tell but it’s not worth it.” Lamented Leva.

Such complaints have become increasingly frequent on social networks, whose forums have become the only way for the Cuban population to voice their dissent.

The complaint is widespread: in Cuban hospitals no input to operateneither for treatment, nor for emergencies, which has claimed the lives of many patients,

Last week, Cuba’s official journalist Betsy Anaya lamented that there were no stitches even to attend to emergencies at a pediatric hospital in central Havana, and that a 3-year-old boy who had broken his jaw and was bleeding He could not be treated at the above medical center as there was no material.

Recently, a Cuban engineer who had a broken leg also said not only that there was no plaster in the hospital to cast, but also that when she inquired about the price of plaster on the black market , then he found out that it cost 4,500 pesos. , this amount is higher than his salary of 3,700 CUP.

The young woman reported that “a piece of cardboard with cockroach excrement” was placed on her foot, which she removed when she got home because she could not bear the pain and her fingers were purple.

Thursday he operated on an elderly woman in Pinar del Rio and she they tag eyes due to lack of tape

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