the Nevsky district court handed down the decision on collecting from the city polyclinic №46 of compensation for moral damages to the family of a deceased patient. As have informed in United a press-service of the courts of St. Petersburg, the family of the deceased man believes that he late received medical help.
At the end of December 2018 the man was poorly — he complained of severe pain in the upper abdomen. Also had shortness of breath and vomiting, pain down my left arm. The ambulance arrived after 30 minutes. Doctors measured the pressure of the patient, on the request of his daughter to do a cardiogram refused. The doctors insisted that the patient has an enlarged liver, it is necessary to do an ultrasound, and offered to get him admitted with this diagnosis. The daughter did not agree to hospitalization. Ambulance staff gave an injection that was supposed to remove the pain.
in the Morning, the patient came to the therapist from the clinic and suspected heart problems, an ambulance was called. The doctors took an EKG and said that the patient has a massive heart attack. The man was taken to the Hospital for war veterans, where he died in intensive care.
the Plaintiffs believe that the cause of their father’s death was untimely and inadequate medical care provided by the ambulance crew, who arrived at the initial call.
the Court ordered the city polyclinic № 46 compensation of moral harm in favour of the children of the deceased — 300 thousand rubles and 400 thousand rubles, the legal costs and expenses on payment of ritual services in the amount of 80 thousand rubles.
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