Follow-up of oncological patients in outpatient department

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The article presents the data of analysis of the organization of medical care for patients with oncological diseases in outpatient depertment. The type and scope of primary health care? Including at home, by an oncologist as well as by physicians, had been defined. The study enrolled 984 patients (av. age 69,69 ± 0.4 years), which were followed up by oncologist in the primary oncological consulting room. 35,1% of patients were men of 68.6 ± 0,7 years, 64.9% - women of 70,2 ± 0.4 years. Patients visited their doctors about 15 times during a year, including 4,5 visits to therapeutist, 3,7 - to surgeon, 3,2 - to neurologist, etc. The reasons for patients references to the doctors were mostly related diseases The oncological patients visited an oncologist 3,1 times a year, the highest number of visits made by patients with the disease of the prostate and breast. The reason of these visits was monitoring the patient's health status, medication and others. An oncologist paid 3,9 visits to patients with III-IV stage of the disease for palliative care. Of the 48.0% of the patients enjoyed preferential drug provision, being in the list of federal benefit recipients. Within a month, they had received medications of 2,768,800 rubles, the average per patient - 6478 rubles

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S O Potapov

Bashkir State Medical University

Email: sclub7@mail.ru
Department of Public Health and Health Organization with the course IDPO

M A Sharafutdinov

Bashkir State Medical University

Email: poly-gkb21@ufamail.ru
Department of Public Health and Health Organization with the course IDPO

R Z Sultanov

Republican Clinical Oncological Dispensary

Email: Srz1@yandex.ru

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