The limit of medical supplies and equipment urgently needed to enhance the recovery of greatest week’s fire victims is without end.
About 50 people are fighting on account of their lives in various hospitals in the principal after suffering burns from an bursting at a petrol station.
Official figures present the death toll from the in pairs floods and fire disaster on June 3, 2015 at 152.
Hours of torrential rains sunk wide parts of Ghana’s capital. The Kwame Nkrumah Circle became the epicenter of the blow.
An oil spillage in the freshet waters caused fire and an burst at the Goil Filling station adjacent the GCB bank at Circle.
The ardor consumed more than a hundred people – some of them burnt at a distance recognition.
Those who survived the burning of fuel are currently receiving treatment primarily at the 37 Military, Korle-Bu Teaching and Police Hospitals.
But hospital commanding scholars urgently need medical supplies and the invoice is a very tall one.
At the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, a of the present day national reconstructive plastic surgery and burns midmost point which would have fast-tracked the handling of the victims still has more key equipment not yet installed.
Items in the same state as laundry machines, hydraulic bath trolley, shower intercept, blood gas analyzer, blood bank fridge, oxygen establish/source, special trolleys for transporting patients to the serving to add force care unit, ICU consumables, 3-progression-tap, oxygen face mask, diathermy instrument of force, extra stool in the theatre and a elevate for the new building are lacking.
As a follow of this, the victims at the KorlBu Teaching hospital are inmost nature attended to in a regular defence which doctors admit would delay their retrieval.
But that is not the sole problem, many other equipment and of medicine supplies are badly needed and the government are hoping public-spirited organisations and individuals desire donate generously towards the acquisition of these items.
It is hoped that companies and spent students’ associations will undertake to surety the various equipment.
LIST 1: – ITEMS FOR TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH BURNS 13 PATIENTS
A. DRESSING ITEMS
Gauze Roll 1
Cotton wool revolve 4
Crepe bandage 6 inches lOpieces
Silver Sulphadiazine 500mg x 2
Liquid Paraffin oil 200mls
Disposable gloves lbox
Normal salt-spring llitre
Zinc oxide plaster 6inches x 1
Vaseline Gauze 30x10cm a squad of 10
B. Dressings per persistent per week
Gauze Roll 3
Cotton wool impel forward 12
Crepe bandage 6 inches 30pieces
Silver Sulphadiazine 500mg x 6
Liquid Paraffin oil 600mls
Disposable gloves 3box
Normal briny 31itre
Zinc oxide plaster 6inches x 3
Vaseline Gauze 30x10cm 3packs
Dressings through patient per month
Gauze Roll 3×4 = 12 rolls
Cotton wool welter 12 x 4 = 48 rolls
Crepe band 6 inches 30pieces x 4 = 120
Silver Sulphadiazine 500mg x 6 x 4 = 500mg x 24
Liquid Paraffin oil 600mls x 4 =2.41itres
Disposable gloves 3box x 4 = 12boxes
Normal briny 31itre x 4 = 121itres
Zinc oxide stucco 6inches x 3 x 4 = 6inches x 12
Vaseline Gauze 30x10cm 12packs
Dressings against 13Patients for a month.
Vaseline Gauze 30x10cm 156packs
Zinc oxide stucco 6inches x 3 x 4 = 6inches x 156
Normal salt-spring 31itre x 4 = 1561itres
Disposable gloves 3box x 4 = 160boxes
Liquid Paraffin oil 600mls x 4 =321itres
Silver Sulphadiazine 500mg x 6 x 4 = 500mg x 312
Crepe binding 6 inches 30pieces x 4 = 1560 pieces
Cotton wool rotate 12×4 = 624 rolls
Gauze Roll 3 x 4 = 156 rolls
,Gefuroxime 750mg x t.d.s x 7days
f Metronidazole 500mg x t.d.s. x7days
IV Fluids 61itres diurnal for 5days
IV Omeprazole 20mg b.d. with respect to lOdays
5. Paracetamol suppositories lgm 6hourly conducive to 14days
IV Morphine lOmg 6hourly towards 7days
IV Meronem lgm 8hrly by reason of 3days for one patient in Korle-Bu
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