Death of hospitalized patient in blackout hospital Survey on entry by the country September 11, Chiba 18:52
To investigate whether the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and Chiba Prefecture were affected by the power outage after the death of a hospitalized male patient who needed a suction at Inzai City Hospital, which had a power outage due to the typhoon on the 9th. , Conducted an on-site survey of the hospital.
At 9 am on the 9th, a 62-year-old male patient who had been hospitalized for treatment of cerebral infarction, etc., died after a power failure at Nishi-Sakura Inzai Hospital in Inzai City.
According to Chiba Prefecture, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and Chiba Prefecture sent staff to investigate whether there was an impact of the power outage, and conducted a hospital on-site investigation based on the Mental Health and Welfare Law.
In the survey, we heard about the details from the doctors in the hospital and confirmed the detailed medical records.
According to the NHK interview, the hospital said, “I couldn't suck it, but the cause of death for men is due to pneumonia and sepsis and is not directly related to death.”