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A fight to the finish at the hospital

NYOOOZ 2018-08-08 05:30:00

A fight to the finish at the hospital


But there was no evidence and the infection finally subsided, marking yet another milestone in his hospital stay. His physicians thought that rushing him to a hospital and pushing in inotropes to stabilise blood pressure would help, and he was shifted in an ambulance to Kauvery Hospital. M. Karunanidhi’s 11-day stay in hospital, his doctors said, was also a reflection of the way he lived his life — fighting one battle after another, undeterred, until it was no longer possible to fight the inevitable. It was the septicaemia or blood stream infection that proved to be the final villain, leading to multi-organ failure. In characteristic spirit, Karunanidhi fought against the infection in the single ICU unit allotted exclusively for him on the fourth floor of Kauvery Hospital.

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