Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

chronic diseases

Modern palliative care strategy

Year: 2015, volume 11 Issue: №4 Pages: 503-506
Heading: Health Service Organization Article type: Review
Authors: Krom I.L., Yerugina M.V., Shmerkevich А.В.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University
Summary:

Changes in the structure of public health are marked in health care round the world. Patients with chronic diseases which limit their life-important needs will live longer, suffer and as a result of these factors they will need palliative care. The article presents the author's analysis of modern interpretations of palliative care from the perspective of multi-professional and multidisciplinary approach. The article considers the main trajectory of a chronic disease, defining the modern palliative care strategy. Also the article presents the main objectives and directions of palliative care. The authors state that the adopted Russian legislative documents define palliative care as palliative medical care. The medicalisation of palliative care in Russia is considered by the authors from the perspective of the dysfunctional practices of the social institute of health.

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Frequency of occurrence of chronic diseases among former athletes depending on gender

Year: 2013, volume 9 Issue: №4 Pages: 691-694
Heading: Therapeutic exercise, sports medicine Article type: Original article
Authors: Fedotova I.V., Statsenko М.Е., Bakulin V.S., Sentyabrev N.N.
Organization: Volgograd State Academy of Physical Education, Volgograd State Medical University
Summary:

The aim of the article is to study the analysis of the frequency of occurrence of chronic diseases among former athletes depending on gender — specific. Material and Methods. 80 former athletes who finished sports activity no more than 5 years ago (this period is adopted for the early post-sports period) at the age of 20-35 were examined. The analysis of medical records, inspection and consulting expertise required to verify the diagnosis. Results. Statistically significantly higher level of disease is defined among former male athletes in comparison with the women who have stopped regular training and competitions. Conclusions. The determined incidence of chronic disease in former athletes might be substantiated by the absence of proper medical care to former athletes immediately after the cessation of active training and competitions.

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