Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

social risks

Public health determinants in social context

Year: 2017, volume 13 Issue: №2 Pages: 292-295
Heading: Sociology of Medicine Article type: Author's opinion
Authors: Krom I.L., Yerugina M.V., Orlova M.M., Dolgova E.M., Chernyak M.D., Bochkareva G.N.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University, Saratov state university

Demographic situation at the global and regional levels is designated by social context and social mechanisms. The probability of a certain pathological state may increase under the influence of factors, most of which can be considered as socially determined. Poverty and health care limited availability are considered by the authors in the context of the risk of the formation of a marginal situation for patients with chronic diseases, which is manifested in adaptation crisis, disability of the patient in a situation of chronic disease.

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The availability of medical care as an obligatory social health predictor of the population in Russia

Year: 2016, volume 12 Issue: №2 Pages: 101-105
Heading: Health Service Organization Article type: Review
Authors: Yerugina M.V., Krom I.L., Shmerkevich A.B., Dorogoykin D.L., Zhuzhlova N.Yu., Shigaev N.N., Bochkareva G.N.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

Problems of social conditionality of population health are a traditional topic to discuss both in medical and social sciences. Availability of health care is considered from the perspective of social factors of macro level, representing the widest context of social factors to health risk. In Russia, the increasing availability of health care for the population is considered as a priority of social policy. The authors of the review publications consider the trends of accessibility of medical care to the population of contemporary Russia. It is noted in the article that currently the availability and quality of medical care, pretentiousness of state assurances for free medical care, and their imbalance with available financial resources are considered as one of the major Russian health care problems.

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