In Kaliningrad, opened a case after the death of the patient in the hospital

© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate in fotobank operating. Archival photoIn Kaliningrad, opened a case after the death of the patient in the hospital© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate the image Bank

Insurance investigators on the results of verification of media reports, a criminal case after the 27-year-old patient died in the hospital of Kaliningrad, has informed journalists the senior assistant administrator of SU of SK of Russia in the region Natalia Gacko.

According to investigators, August 25, 27-the summer inhabitant of Kaliningrad was hospitalized in one of hospitals of the city, when treatment was established the initial diagnosis, after which the patient was discharged for outpatient monitoring. On the same day the woman’s condition deteriorated, her again hospitalized at the same hospital, where she died September 12.

«By results of check of media reports about the death of 27-year-old woman in one of medical institutions of the region brought criminal case on signs of the crime on the provision of services of inadequate quality, entailed on imprudence death of the person», — said the representative office.

The maximum sanction of article on which criminal case (the item «in» parts of 2 articles 238 of the Criminal code), provides for imprisonment for up to six years. The Department explained that currently, insurance investigators establish all the circumstances of the incident, confiscated medical records, question witnesses, will be assigned a number of judicial examinations, after which they will decide whether to press charges.

The investigating bodies of the Kaliningrad region started checking after an article published in the online edition of the «New Kaliningrad», which asked the widower of a woman with a request to establish those responsible for the death of his wife. From the publication it follows that doctors may have misdiagnosed the patient at the first treatment, respectively, was carried out the wrong treatment. Earlier, the Minister of health of area Alexander Kravchenko has informed that the deceased young woman had a serious illness, all the circumstances of her death are being investigated. The Ministry intends to involve external experts to examine this case.

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