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The state Duma adopted in the third final reading the law on giving patients ‘ relatives the right to visit the intensive care unit. On Tuesday, may 21, according to RIA Novosti.
The author of the initiative became Deputy Nikolai Gerasimenko. As explained earlier, the Chairman of the Committee on health Leonid Ogul, it is still the duty of the hospital to provide the possibility of visiting patients in intensive care has not been spelled out, so the decision was made in each case. Now this order must be approved by the Ministry of health.
The bill approved by the General requirements for different healthcare institutions, as well as the responsibilities of healthcare organizations to allow relatives and legal representatives of the patients to visit the intensive care unit in accordance with the General rules.
State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said that “the law, after its entry into force, is due to start as soon as possible and without bureaucratic delays”. He said, waiting for him hundreds of thousands of citizens.
In April it was reported that the Russian doctors since April 7, had the opportunity to prescribe their patients medications through e-prescriptions with an electronic signature. The corresponding order was published by the Ministry of health.
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