Yesterday, the Dubai Misdemeanor Court began the trial of doctors accused of negligence and negligence who accompanied a simple surgery to correct a deviation in the nose of the Emirati young woman, Rawda Al-Muaini, which put her in a continuous coma and lost all her capabilities and senses, and during the session the first accused denied the accusation of negligence and default, and the court decided The adjournment of the case until the next February 10 session.
The Supreme Committee for Medical Responsibility issued its final report last November regarding the medical neglect suffered by Rawda Al-Muaini, which led to her losing all her brain, mental and physical capabilities, and her visual and auditory senses until she became in a state of 100% complete disability, which requires providing assistance and follow-up Medical and nursing care for her around the clock.
The attorney for the victim, lawyer Issa bin Haider, said after the session that the first suspect appeared while the other defendants did not attend, and the accused denied the charge assigned to him, while the defense asked to discuss the head of the medical committee about what came in the report issued by it.
Bin Haider added that «the defense’s request to discuss the committee’s president is a legitimate right in the framework of his attempt to find a mistake in the report or a gap that can be established on the defense, but we see that the prosecution’s investigations did not resemble any deficiencies, but covered all legal aspects to prove the medical error, especially in light of There is more than one report in the case file, in addition to more than one committee examining the patient’s victim file, and the committees ’consensus on the existence of a serious professional error.”
The Attorney General of the Emirate of Dubai, Counselor Issam Issa Al Humaidan, had ordered the referral of the accused in the case of Rawda Al-Muaini, a victim of a serious medical error, to the criminal trial due to the serious medical error they had left behind that has permanent disabilities, which are a surgeon, an anesthesiologist, anesthesia technician, and a surgical center. The one day that the surgery was performed.
Prosecutors' investigations revealed that the events of the incident began in April, when the victim had difficulty breathing through her nose, so she sought the first suspect, the "ENT doctor", who diagnosed her condition as suffering from a deviation in the nose and needed surgical intervention and aesthetic nose, and set an appointment for her Surgery on the 23rd of last April in one of the one-day surgery centers that are not prepared to perform this type of surgery, in the presence of the second accused, the anesthesiologist and the third anesthesiologist.
Investigations showed that the surgical operation was marred by serious medical errors, according to the description of the medical reports accompanying the investigations, which resulted in the victim suffering permanent disabilities.
The prosecution ended its investigations after hearing the witnesses and the authors of the attached medical reports, and interrogated the defendants after reviewing the various medical reports, and concluded in its investigations that the responsibility of the surgeon, anesthesiologist, anesthesia technician, and the one-day surgery center where the surgery was performed.
Issa bin Haider:
"The investigations of the Public Prosecution office did not involve any deficiencies, and it covered all legal aspects to prove the medical error."