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The hospital is not repurposed for the treatment of coronavirus infection. Working here with other diseases.

In city clinical hospital named after S. P. Botkin increased the number of patients who require emergency medical care. So, every day in the emergency Department by ambulance receives more than 150 patients. Despite the increased load, the hospital provides emergency aid in full.

The increase in the number of patients is caused by the fact that many hospitals were converted for the treatment of coronavirus infection. As a result of redistribution of the flow of patients increased burden on non-communicable hospitals. All patients undergo a comprehensive diagnosis and is highly professional emergency care specialists comply with the necessary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.

In addition, the hospital is in full and planned surgical care for patients with cancer. They paid special attention. After the examination, if necessary, they operate and prescribe courses of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Also at this time the Hematology service of the Botkin hospital provides medical care to patients transferred from other hospitals.

In Botkinsky hospital has an adequate supply of personal protective equipment, which is constantly updated. They definitely use the clinic staff. All employees also measure the temperature at the entrance to the hospital building. In clinic zoning, distributed flows of patients and medical staff. These measures allow to reduce risks of contagion physicians coronavirus infection.

All the hospital staff received training on prevention and identification of COVID-19. In the case of the onset of symptoms or contact with patients with suspected SARS or community-acquired pneumonia health worker carried out the Express testing for coronavirus infection and sent home for temporary isolation. Testing is also provided to all patients Botkin hospital. This measure applies to all urban non-communicable hospitals.

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Patients with coronavirus infection in the capital accept Federal, municipal and private hospitals. Among them, the urban medical complex in Kommunarka, infectious clinical hospital No. 1 and No. 2 hospital in Shabolovka, children’s city clinical hospital named after Z. A. Vashlaevoj, Moscow city research Institute of emergency care named after N. In. Sklifosovsky and others. All hospitals available advanced equipment and formed a professional team of doctors.

Learn more about the prevention of coronavirus and methods of combating the disease is possible by phone of hot line: 7 (495) 870-45-09 (daily from 08:00 to 21:00) and in special projects

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