Pharmacist decries sudden death cases , suggests regular checks

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Published on November 14, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

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With more `sudden deaths’ recorded on the Plateau, a pharmacist, Mrs. Rotkang Okunlola, has advised Nigerians to make regular medical checks `a necessary priority”.

Some senior medical personnel recently died few minutes after complaining of chest pain.

Medical opinions have suggested that the deaths might have been avoided if the victims had made regular checks a priority.

Okunola, a Chief Pharmacist with Dilimi Pharmacy, Jos, who spoke on the trend, advised Nigerians to insist on consistent medical checks and avoid assuming that they were in good health.

“The regular medical checks should be seen as mandatory; they are very vital to curtailing the rising tide of sudden deaths amongst Nigerians,” she said on Monday, in Jos.

She defined sudden death as “an unexpected death occurring within minutes or hours,…

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