In Russia approved the rules of palliative care

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A new regulation on the organisation of palliative care approved the healthcare Ministry and labor Ministry of Russia, reports the Agency RIA “Novosti”.

According to the document, terminally ill will receive a state guarantee of its rights, expedited the provision of social services and free medical equipment at home. Also introduces the new concept of “day hospital palliative care”.

We will remind, in March in Russia came into force a law on palliative care. According to him, now every terminally ill will be able to get painkillers, including drugs and the drugs, if necessary. The act also broadened the concept of “palliative care”. It includes psychological, spiritual and social support of the patient. In addition, patients can receive services not only in hospital but also at home. They can provide special equipment.