Patients suffer from load sheddingJuly 4, 2013
Ratodero, Sindh: Patients admitted in hospitals are also suffering from load shedding as lack of sleep due to hot nights without electricity fan facility affect their proper recovery.
Electricity load shedding creates lot of problems for the mankind in the country. Somewhere it is made for 12 out of 24 hours which means 2 hours after every two hours.
When this scribe asked doctors of Benazir Bhutto Medical University of Larkana about the lack of proper rest to patients due to power outage they replied, on condition of anonymity, that it seriously hampers the recovery process. They said lack of sleep decreases working capacity. They said due to tension and anguish people may suffer from blood pressure, sugar, frustration and thereby depression which may be very dangerous for people specially aged. They further said that such people may also suffer from cardiac ailments.
The senior doctors further said that age of a man or a woman is reduced to improper rest. They further added that scorching heat wave has already paralyzed the routine the life of people who are even more affected due to unemployment and poverty.