Surgeon is praised as a hero for performing seven operations without a break before falling asleep on the floor
- Dr. Dai Yu and his team in China had to perform 10 operations on Monday
- He did not have a break until the end of the seventh procedure nine hours later
- He fell asleep while sitting on the floor and a colleague took a picture of him
- The image has become viral on social media and the surgeon has been widely praised
Dr. Dai Yu from Shenzhen, China, was highly praised after a photo made him fall asleep in the operating room
A surgeon has become famous in China after seven operations without a break to ensure that his patients can be treated on time.
A photo of him who falls asleep according to the procedures has become trending, and is praised by web users who greet him like a hero.
But the doctor, named Dai Yu, remains modest. He told reporters that it was his duty to provide the best care to his patients.
Dr. Dai is Deputy Director of the Orthopedic Department of Longgang Central Hospital in Shenzhen, South China.
The photo was taken on Monday by one of his colleagues.
Dr. Dai told the local TV station Longgang channel that he and his colleagues were given the task of performing 10 surgical procedures on the day.
He said they started working around 8 am and had performed seven of the procedures without a break.
At about five o'clock in the afternoon, Dr. Dai decided to sit on the floor of the operating room to have a 10 minute break while his anesthesiologist colleagues were preparing for the next operation.
He fell asleep and a colleague took a picture of him before uploading it on social media.
Dr. Dai (photo) told reporters that it was his responsibility to provide patients with the best possible care
Dr. Dai and his colleagues at Longgang Central Hospital had 10 operations on the day
Dr. Dai said that after he woke up from the nap, he continued the operations and left the operating room at 9 p.m.
Chinese web users were touched by the surgeon's dedication.
One of them said: & # 39; Regards. Thank you for your effort. & # 39;
Another wrote: & # 39; Chinese doctors are already the best! Well done. & # 39;
A patient praised the surgeon at Longgang Channel: & # 39; (I) was moved. (I want to) thank doctors for serving people. & # 39;
Dr. Dai said it was his responsibility to treat patients as quickly as possible to help them recover.
He added that his goal was to further improve his technical skills and to make his practice booklets for his colleagues.
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