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The lethal outcome of Russian medicine: doctors quit, patients die

The Health Foundation, having studied the statistics of the Ministry of Health, released data on the growth of nosocomial mortality in Russia. Over the year, it grew by 5, 5%. Mortality growth was noted in 79 regions. The fund also reported an increase in hospital admissions in the country. This means one thing: there are more patients, but their treatment has become worse. Two scandals shocked the medical community in just the past week. In a maternity hospital in the Stavropol Territory during a cesarean section, a 24-year-old woman in labor died. Seeing that the patient’s condition began to deteriorate sharply, the doctors of the Andropovsk regional hospital together left the operating room. The 72-year-old doctor retreated first, citing pressure. Her younger colleague simply did not want to take responsibility – especially since there was not her change. She urgently needed to leave for family reasons. As a result, 24-year-old Continue Reading

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Tagil surgeons talked about the true reasons for their dismissal

Doctors from Nizhny Tagil explained the reasons for the mass layoffs. In August, six surgeons from City Hospital No 1 on Vagonka wrote a letter of resignation, and in July three surgeons left the Demidov hospital. As one of the resigned surgeons told AN Between the Lines, during the year, due to a catastrophic lack of personnel and the lack of round-the-clock diagnostics, surgeons worked 24 hours a day. There were a total of five surgeons and 11-12 shifts per month. It turned out that the surgeon was on duty either a day after two or even a day after a day. “They processed it, but paid the same as before. I got 60 thousand rubles a month, this is taking into account my duties. But with such a load, you simply earn this money for treatment, ”the surgeon explained. However, he emphasized that the money was not in the Continue Reading