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Responsibility of medical workers

The most dangerous and serious misconduct is bribery (article 173 of the criminal code of the RSFSR) - obtaining by an official, personally or through intermediaries in whatever the form of bribes for fulfillment in the interests of the giver of the bribe to any action that the officer had or could accomplish with the use of his official position. The subject of this crime can only be official. For example, the chief physician or his Deputy who adds for a bribe of patient treatment Department or creating it a special privileged conditions;the doctor, outstanding bribe a piece of temporary disability or giving a bribe admission letter.
From bribes should distinguish the crime of extortion (art 1562 criminal code of the RSFSR), i.e. receipt by the employee of an enterprise, institution or organization, which is not official, through extortion of illegal remuneration from citizens for performing work or rendering services in the sphere of household and medical services included in the circle of duties of such employee. For example, if a medical professional (doctor, nurse or nursing sister) to extort compensation from the patient or his relatives for the medical care that he was obliged to provide free of charge in accordance with its professional duties, he commits a crime under Art. 1562 criminal code of the RSFSR. Extortion may occur either in the form of open remuneration, or in a disguised form, when a patient is put in such conditions that had to give reward to obtain the necessary medical assistance. Charges related to economic crimes. All of the above crimes are premeditated, i.e. when the person who did these was aware, harmful nature of his act or omission, foresaw its harmful dangerous consequences and wished them offensive or knowingly allowed them.
In addition to the deliberate, bad faith can be crimes committed by negligence, when the person doing it, foresees the possibility of the onset of socially dangerous consequences of his action or omission, but lightly counts on their prevention or not foresee the possibility of such consequences, although one was obliged to and could foresee them. To number of such crimes is due to negligence (article 172 of the criminal code of the RSFSR). Negligence is the failure to perform or improper performance of their official duties due to a careless or dishonest attitude to them, the resulting state or public interests or to the legally protected rights and interests of citizens caused substantial harm. Liability for negligence occurs only in cases where the person had a real opportunity to honestly perform their duties and when as a result of their non-performance or negligent performance really suffered significant harm (for example, when as a result of gross violations of sanitary regime and the lack of proper controls in the hospital have any cases vnutrikorporativnoj infection or when, due to the lack of control and improper storage and registration of drugs in the hospital has been stolen).
Negligence can be made during the superficial and incomplete examination of the patient, the absence of necessary laboratory or x-ray studies that led to incorrect diagnosis and lack of or inadequate treatment of the patient; for late surgery or non-observance of rules the operation, which led to the development of serious complications and other