MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Representatives of the republican media visited the medical correctional institution No. 19, the only specialized anti-tuberculosis hospital in Bashkortostan.
The journalists were told that to carry out a full-fledged treatment process, the following departments function as part of the hospital: a clinical diagnostic laboratory, an X-ray department, a bacteriological laboratory, a diagnostic department, offices of narrow services and a pharmacy.
The journalists were able to see for themselves how various medical studies are carried out in the diagnostic department.
“The institution conducts ultrasound examination of various organs and systems, echocardiography, electrocardiography, fibrobronchoscopy, fibrogastroscopy, spirometry. A separate unit allows all instrumental examinations to be carried out in one place, with the possibility, if necessary, of conducting several examinations in relation to the patient at once, ”said Vener Mazitov, acting head of the medical unit No. 2 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.
The guests of the institution also looked at the X-ray department, which has two rooms, where an examination is carried out on a modern digital X-ray apparatus: a general X-ray examination and tomography of the lungs.
In addition, the institution has offices of narrow services, where dental therapeutic and surgical care is provided, a psychiatrist is received, and dispensary observation by therapists is carried out.
The clinical diagnostic laboratory performs a wide range of studies: hematological, general clinical, cytological and biochemical. The bacteriological laboratory performs bacteriological, immunological and other microbiological studies.
Modern medical equipment and professionalism of specialists allow providing medical care to convicts, suspects and accused persons without interruption, with high quality and in a timely manner.
It should be noted that specialized inpatient medical care for convicts in the republic is provided by two hospitals: the branches of the Hospital and the Tuberculosis Hospital. Primary health care is provided by 15 branches of the medical and sanitary unit of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia and 2 health centers.
Press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Republic of Bashkortostan
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