This is with reference to the report titled Experts recommend national standards to
improve trauma care by (name of author) in the (date) issue of your paper. I
congratulate him for highlighting the issues in trauma care and covering the consultation
report for improvement of trauma care.
I have lost my only son in (city) on (date). He was a final year student of computer
Science and Engineering, doing project study in (name of company). On (date), while going
to office, he slipped from a train at (name of station) and his left hand was detached. He
was first taken to (name of hospital) by the railway police where no facility for trauma
care was available and from there to the plastic and reconstructive surgery department
instead of trauma care.
Doctors in that department showed much interest in reconstruction of that hand, which was
separated without going for a CT scan. Consent was taken from distant relatives without
waiting for us parents to reach there. As a result, our died the next day at the age of
It appears either (name) hospital did not have the expertise or the equipment to take care
of such patients, or the plastic surgery department did an experiment on my son, which
cost him his life. It is good that the government has woken up and is looking into trauma
care and laying proper guidelines.