Ambulance driver: We were given a bar of soap and a pair of masks for transporting patients

In St. Petersburg, an ambulance driver refused to transport a patient with confirmed coronavirus infection to the hospital because he was not provided with personal protective equipment. The Rosbalt correspondent was told about this by the driver himself, who wished to remain anonymous. “I work as an ambulance driver at a substation in St. Petersburg. Now we have to transport patients with confirmed coronvirus infection, contact persons and patients with suspected COVID-19. According to the instructions, we must check that the stretcher with the patient is correctly fixed in the receiving device of the machine, and all the attendants fastened their seat belts. That's how we contact patients, ”said the driver. The day before, the driver refused to transport such a patient, because the entire medical team was given personal protective equipment, but he wasn’t. Although, according to Appendix No. 2 to the order of the Ministry of Health of Continue Reading


Coronavirus in Moscow: quarantined patients complain of non-sterile conditions

After the first case of coronavirus was confirmed in Moscow, the authorities of the capital spoke about the thousands of people under surveillance, as well as the preventive measures taken in the city. Patients themselves say that the conditions in the infectious department are far from quarantine. The official position of the authorities was indicated by Sergei Sobyanin. According to him, six relatives and five acquaintances of the patient were hospitalized, but they did not show symptoms. And 13 people were sent to the hospital from the plane on which the infected person flew, they have “a slight malaise like SARS”. 83 people without symptoms are placed in home quarantine, writes the National News Service. According to the mayor, since the middle of last month in Moscow more than 12 thousand studies on coronavirus have been carried out. “Currently, under the supervision of more than 5.5 thousand people,” Sobyanin wrote Continue Reading


Chief physician fired for escaping patients suspected of coronavirus

The chief physician of the Botkin Hospital was fired after the escape of patients with suspected coronavirus. The chairman of the St. Petersburg Health Committee Dmitry Lisovets fired the head doctor of the city clinical hospital named after Botkin Alexei Yakovlev, reported the publication "Doctor Peter." Earlier, three patients escaped from the hospital who were hospitalized due to suspected coronavirus. According to Mr. Lisovets, the dismissal took place “on the initiative of the employer”. Acting head physician appointed Ivan Fedunyak. Alexei Yakovlev is an Honored Doctor of Russia, a member of the European Association of Gastroenterologists, a member of the Society of Immunology and Immunorehabilitation (EASL), a member of the Ministry of Health's Methodological Commission on Infectious Diseases, including HIV. Mr. Yakovlev has been working in the Botkin Hospital since 1980, since 1994 – as the head doctor. As Kommersant reported, in late January, one of the escaped patients, Alla Continue Reading


Coronavirus patients in Russia began to recover

The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that two Chinese citizens who have been diagnosed with coronavirus are now "preparing for discharge." It is reported by Interfax. According to her, the necessary anti-epidemic measures were taken in relation to patients, they feel good. As soon as the negative results of their examination are received twice, they will be discharged. Popova also said that all previously evacuated from China to the Tyumen region are doing well, no one has detected a coronavirus, the official channel on the coronavirus prevention headquarters of the Tyumen region said in a statement. . (tagsToTranslate) DoctorDocker (t) news (t) latest news (t) Coronavirus patients in Russia began to recover Please follow and like us:


Patients from the Saratov hinterland are taken 200 km for hemodialysis in a car with cabbage

Patients with renal failure from the district center of Dergachi in the Saratov region are taken to hemodialysis in Engels by car with cabbage. On the record from social networks it is seen that patients with bandages on their hands are crowded on benches in the cabin, surrounded by nets with cabbages of cabbage and boxes of other goods. “Disabled people of the first group. On hemodialysis. In the car where vegetables are transported! Judging by the video, the place for people in the car is determined by the residual principle. On a vital procedure several times a week, people are taken along with bags of cabbage and boxes. The machine on which people are transported is intended for the hoariness of the Dergachev Central District Hospital, ”the authors of the recording commented. According to fn-volga.ru, representatives of the regional Ministry of Health replied in the comments that the money Continue Reading


“Bury Patients!”

Recently, an unprecedented event took place in the Republic of Altai: audio recordings of people’s conversations began to be distributed in Internet groups in the region, their voices and topics of conversation giving the right to assume that the participants in the conversation were the Minister of Health of the Republic of Altai Andrei Makin, the head physician and head of the Ust-Koksinskaya district hospital Svetlana Adybaeva and Andrei Fishermen. The decoding of the audio recordings is given below: Record 1. (Inaudible) A voice similar to Adybaeva’s: And how should we defend ourselves? A voice like Makin’s: From whom? From the ministry or what? A voice similar to Adybaeva’s voice: Why from the ministry? From the fact that we do not have an anesthetist today. A voice similar to Makin’s voice: Guys, I say again – there is no anesthetist in three hospitals, the only hospital that wrote to the Continue Reading


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


Golikova: More than half of cancer patients in the Russian Federation do not receive the necessary chemotherapy

In Russian hospitals, two-thirds of patients with cancer do not receive chemotherapy. This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova at a meeting of the Council of Legislators in St. Petersburg. According to her, the most problematic in this regard are the Voronezh, Vologda, Kaliningrad, Kirov, Omsk regions, as well as Tatarstan and Krasnodar Krai. Golikova noted that in the first quarter of this year, "coverage was only 38% in inpatient conditions and 79% in day hospitals." "Chemistry" received, respectively, 171.7 thousand people in stationary conditions and 87.3 thousand people in the conditions of day hospital, she said, reports "Interfax". The vice premier noted that leveling the situation is possible if the funds allocated for the oncology program are not diverted to other goals. She called for careful monitoring of spending. Earlier, in April, the chief freelance oncologist of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, General Director Continue Reading

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CRISPR technology was first used in the USA for treating cancer patients.

Back in 2016, the US National Institutes of Health allowed a research group from the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) to begin testing CRISPR (genome editing) technology in humans. Nevertheless, the controversial and earned highly controversial assessment of scientists technology has just now reached the clinical trials in the United States. Representatives of the University of UPenn in an interview with NPR confirmed that they officially began to use it. Scientists point out that this event may lead to a wider use of technology in the future. The CRISPR technology scientists UPenn used to treat two cancer patients in the late stage of the disease. One of them has multiple foci of melanoma, the other suffers from sarcoma. It is noted that patients who were not helped by all the available treatments, agreed to voluntarily go through the CRISPR gene editing program. First, researchers removed the immune system cells from patients Continue Reading


Israeli medicine news: False doctor received 11 years in prison for rape patients

On Thursday, April 4, the Jerusalem District Court sentenced 56-year-old Dror Rutkowitz, who pretended to be a naturopath, to 11 years in prison. The pseudo-doctor is found guilty of a series of sexual acts, including rape, as well as fraud. His victims were at least five patients. According to the indictment, in the early 1990s, Dror Rutkowitz studied alternative medicine methods in Canada for a year, but he never studied as a doctor abroad or in Israel. For the past 10 years, the defendant has been posing as a naturopath. First, he led a reception at the hospital "Bikur-Holim", and then rented space under his own blade on Gilel Street in Jerusalem. In his patients, the false doctor tried to create the impression that he was a “graduate”, but at the same time, the investigation materials indicated that Rutkowitz did not have a license to practice medicine. According to the Continue Reading