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Milestones in giving a gift of sight to the poor
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Milestones in giving a gift of sight to the poor

July 12, 2022

K.R. Hospital Ophthalmology wing performs 40 cataract surgeries daily; over 5,000 annually State-of-the-art equipment worth Rs. 2.6 crore imported from Switzerland, Finland, Germany Mysore/Mysuru: At a time when many private eye hospitals are offering best services to patients with vision problems in Mysuru, the Ophthalmology Department at State-run K.R. Hospital is also competing with them…

Heavy rush of patients at K.R. Hospital OPD
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Heavy rush of patients at K.R. Hospital OPD

July 4, 2022

Over 3,000 persons seeking medical care throng various counters Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the Mysuru Medical College and Research Institute (MMC&RI) has drawn up plans to bring all outpatient department (OPD) services under one roof by establishing a new facility to decongest K.R. Hospital, hundreds of patients stand in separate queues to avail treatments daily. Their…

Shortage of Nurses hits patient care at K.R. Hospital
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Shortage of Nurses hits patient care at K.R. Hospital

June 12, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The city’s biggest and oldest Hospital, K.R. Hospital, which is a teaching hospital attached to MMC&RI, is facing a severe shortage of Nursing staff, even as the MMC&RI is gearing up for its centenary celebrations. K.R. Hospital, popularly known as ‘Doddaspatre’ among the rural masses, is a 1,050-bedded hospital and at any point of…

LPG stoves reduce burn accidents by 50 percent
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LPG stoves reduce burn accidents by 50 percent

June 3, 2022

Skin Bank proposal for K.R. Hospital in cold storage due to less demand   Mysore/Mysuru: There has been a significant fall in the number of burn incidents or fire accidents, thanks to the shift from kerosene stoves to modern LPG stoves. The old pump stoves and kerosene lamps (buddi deepa) are rarely used now with the…

Unidentified man dies at K.R. Hospital
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Unidentified man dies at K.R. Hospital

May 18, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: An unidentified man, who was found lying sick at Suburban Bus Stand and admitted to K.R. Hospital, has breathed his last at the hospital on May 16. The deceased is aged between 70 and 75 years, 5.5. ft. tall and has a mole on his right hand. The kith and kin of the deceased,…

Three two-wheelers lifted
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Three two-wheelers lifted

May 12, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: In separate cases, two bikes and one scooter have been stolen in city. In the first case, N. Mahadevaswamy, a resident of Hand Post in H.D. Kote, had come to see his father who is undergoing treatment at K.R. Hospital on May 5. Before entering into the hospital, Mahadevaswamy had parked his Hero Honda…

Man dies at hospital
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Man dies at hospital

April 26, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A 60-year-old man, who was found lying sick near Muslim Co-op Bank at old RMC Circle on Apr. 16 and admitted to K.R. Hospital, has breathed his last at the hospital on Apr. 22 night. The deceased has been identified as Edwin Paul and no other details are known. He has the initials ‘ST’…

K.R. Hospital’s Radio-Diagnosis Unit needs upgradation
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K.R. Hospital’s Radio-Diagnosis Unit needs upgradation

April 14, 2022

By S.T. Ravikumar Mysore/Mysuru: City K.R. Hospital’s Radio-Diagnosis unit, which plays a very crucial role in detection and diagnosis of diseases, is in need of an urgent upgradation with all necessary infrastructure to meet the growing demands. The unit has the task of issuing reports of patients of all Hospitals coming under MMC&RI, namely ­—…

Man suffers stroke, dies at hospital
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Man suffers stroke, dies at hospital

April 13, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A man, who suffered a stroke and fell unconscious, has breathed his last at K.R. Hospital in city. The deceased has been identified as Vikram S.J. Alva (36). On Apr. 3 at about 12 noon, Vikram was climbing the steps of a lodge in Gokulam, where he suffered a stroke and fell unconscious. The…

Man dies of electrocution
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Man dies of electrocution

April 9, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A 35-year-old unidentified man, who was admitted to K.R. Hospital after sustaining burn injuries when he accidentally came in contact with a High Tension wire near a platform in the City Railway Station recently, succumbed at the hospital yesterday. He is 5.3 ft. in height, oval faced and wheatish in complexion. A tattoo bearing…

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