Another Victim Of Abeokuta Tanker Explosion Dies - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Thursday, January 21, 2021

Another Victim Of Abeokuta Tanker Explosion Dies

From Abayomi Ife,  Abeokuta 

One of the  three oil tanker explosion patients  which occurred in Abeokuta on Tuesday and currently receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre, Idi Aba, Abeokuta is dead.

The 42 years old  male  deceased presented with 96% flame burn injury.

On admission, he along with the two other patients were commenced on intravenous fluid resuscitation in accordance with the established protocols for the management of burns, Segun Orisajo, Head of Public Relations, FMC,  said in a release. 

Following the observed difficulty in passing urine, he was scheduled for dialysis but he  died in the early hours of  this morning before dialysis could be carried out on him.

Orisajo quoted the  Medical  Director, Prof Adewale Musa-Olomu, as regretting the loss of the patient and  sympathizes with his family over the unfortunate development.

He described  as very critical the 96% flame injury presented by the deceased.

Prof Musa-Olomu while checking on the two other patients said they were in stable condition and  responding to treatment

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