Team from AIIMS, New Delhi has advised to take Naik off the ventilator
UNION Minister Shripad Naik, who was admitted in a Goa hospital after he met with an accident, is conscious and recovering, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said, adding that there is no need to shift him to New Delhi for further treatment. Sawant told reporters that a team from the Delhi-based AIIMS, led by Dr S Rajeshwari, in the morning reviewed the treatment being given to Naik at the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) near here. “The AIIMS team is happy with the line of treatment.
Naik is recovering. There is no need to shift him to Delhi,” the chief minister said. He also said that Naik, the Union Minister of State for Defence and AYUSH, is conscious and speaking. “He spoke to me in the morning. We are giving him the best treatment at the GMCH,” Sawant said. The team from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has advised to take Naik off the ventilator on Wednesday, an official from the team said. Taking to reporters late Tuesday night, the official also said they are satisfied with Naik’s breathing, blood pressure and other health parameters. The AIIMS team arrived in Goa on Tuesday evening.