Chennai doctors treat, revive construction worker who fell from 17th floor
Chennai: In a three-month long effort, a multi-disciplinary team of doctors treated and helped in the recuperation of a 20-year old worker who fell off the 17th floor of a building. According to statistics quoted by doctors, a 60 feet or 20 meter fall is considered fatal, but in this case, the patient was revived after suffering a 200 feet fall, owing to timely hospitalization.
Firoj Alam, a 20-year old from Bihar worked as an AC mechanic at a major construction site in Chennai. On December 9th last year, he suffered an accidental fall from his worksite on the 17th floor and sustained multiple injuries.