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Provision of First Aid and Medical Assistance to Injured and Sick at Ski Resorts

Baranova N.N.1,2, Starkov A.S.1

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1 State Research Center – Burnasyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center of Federal Medical Biological Agency, Moscow, Russian Federation

2 Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russian Federation

UDC 614.88:616-001

Pp. 39-43

Summary. The aim of the study is to analyze causes, level and structure of traumatism and exacerbation of diseases among tourists at ski resorts in Russia and abroad; to consider problems of providing first and medical aid to injured and sick people and of conducting their medical evacuation at ski resorts in Russia.

Materials and research methods. Normative and empirical base of the scientific research consisted of analytical materials of Russian and foreign scientists, devoted to traumatism and non-traumatic accidents in tourists, as well as of materials on the organization of first and medical care to the injured and sick at ski resorts. In addition, normative legal acts on rendering first and medical aid to the injured and sick, contained in two departmental orders, were analyzed.

Research methods: literary-analytical and statistical methods, method of direct observation. Their use allowed a comprehensive analysis of the subject of research, also it allowed to make theoretical generalizations and to formulate conclusions.

Results of the study and their analysis. The results of the study have shown the need for further study of the specific conditions of first aid and medical assistance to injured and sick in the conditions of ski resorts, as well as the need to improve organizational measures to provide injured and sick with first aid and medical evacuation.

Keywords: first aid, “golden hour”, injured, medical care, patients, ski resorts, ski tourism, traumatism

For citation: Baranova N.N., Starkov A.S. Provision of First Aid and Medical Assistance to Injured and Sick at Ski Resorts. Meditsina Katastrof = Disaster Medicine. 2022;4:39-43 (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.33266/2070-1004-2022-4-39-43



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The material was received 24.11.22; the article after peer review procedure 01.12.22; the Editorial Board accepted the article for publication 23.12.22