Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Measuring humanity (research on the problem of medical service for homeless)

Year: 2014, volume 10 Issue: №2 Pages: 340-342
Heading: Proceedings of all-Russia week of science with international participants Article type: Short message
Authors: Skvortsova V.V., Fakhrudinova E.R.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University
Summary:

Purpose: to reveal the structure of the disease between homeless people and leading factors, influencing its formation. Material and Methods. Information on diseases was received from the data of homeless entering the Saratov Clinical hospital №2 and Clinical hospital №6 in 2013. The questionnaire of students ofthe 5th course of Medical University on the subject of problem of medical help rendering to homeless. Results. The majority of hospitalized homeless suffered acute respiratory diseases (17,5%). It has been determined that 53% of students are ready to renderthe medical help to homeless, but 39% of students do not consider rendering medical assistance. Conclusion. The research has showed the health state of homeless is conditioned by the weather and psychological and social status. The problems of medical service for homeless are of great importance for future doctors. But specific medical attitude don't formed enough in young doctors.

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