Posted by Brock Daniels My hand shook ever so slightly. I doubt anyone else in the cramped, humid dressing room of Bayalpata Hospital noticed, which is good. I learned early on in residency that the appearance of supreme confidence is often more important than actual confidence in what you are doing. If anyone did notice, [...]
Tag Archive 'Patient Story'
Posted by Gregory Karelas The patient was of a young woman who presented to the Emergency Department (ED) with rectal bleeding for the third time this month. I watched our doctors go through preliminary check-ups and interventions with her at the end of the work day, and then left for my office, confident that all [...]
Posted by Aarti Bhatt A 9-year-old girl presented with an 8 month history of rash on the extensor surface of her legs, chest, arms and face. As per her father’s report, the rash began as small papules (see picture of knee) and worsened over time. In the last 5 months the family has tried various [...]
Posted by Ryan Schwarz Last month a 29-year-old woman walked for over a day, and then rode on a tractor for another half day, to reach Bayalpata Hospital. She had begun having labor pains more than a day earlier and had already been bleeding quite a bit – there were unfortunately no functioning health centers [...]
Posted by Duncan Maru Recently, Dr. Bikash visited one of his patients with tuberculosis who did not make it to the hospital for his scheduled visit. He needed adherence counseling, an HIV test, and sputum investigation. Fortunately, he lives within an hour of the hospital. After outpatient clinic, Dr. Bikash and I motorbiked and walked [...]
Posted by Sushant Wagley The following video is part of a series focusing on the everyday undertakings at Bayalpata Hospital. Ranging from provider-patient interviews to tours of the Bayalpata Hospital complex, this video series hopes to give a glimpse into the successes, challenges, and experiences of the dedicated Nyaya Health team in Achham. Staff at [...]