Advice 1: How to refuse medical examinations

Lately, because of the nature of the health care system often the question arises about the additional clinical examinations. It is trying to impose on all, when this case comes to the absurd and blackmail. To solve the issue is much easier if you follow the laws and regulations.
How to refuse medical examinations
Since 2006, it adopted and carried out the national programme "Health", within which additional medical examinations of citizens working in the public sector. The aim of this national project is to identify various diseases in the early stages. In 2008, the letter of the Ministry of health and social development of the Russian Federation contains information about what clinical examinations are subject to the working citizens of all ages occupied on works with harmful working conditions.
If you haven't been to the doctor, and time for independent examination at the hospital, you should give time to yourself and pass all the doctors. If there is any reason (valid or not), which you don't want to go to a particular clinic at the appointed time, you have the full right from the clinical examination to give. It's totally voluntary, no one can force or be fined.
In his letter to the Federal mandatory health insurance Fund explains that medical intervention is any preventive, diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitation and research action taken by any medical professional towards the patient. And in the article 30 of the law on health protection stated that the need for voluntary consent to any medical intervention and the patient has the right to refuse it.
In labor code does not contain such things as medical examinations. It should be distinguished from annual health checks which are mandatory for certain categories of the working population according to article 213 of the labor code. Therefore, any legal norms obliging the employer to send employees for medical examinations, i.e. the latter have every right to abandon it. Accordingly, no responsibility for its failure will not bear neither the employer nor the employee.
If your doctor or your boss insists on annual checkups, then you can file an official denial, written in a free form. If the hospital refuses to serve you, to treat or to issue certificates without passing the examination, feel free to write a complaint in the name of the doctor. Make sure that on your application was delivered to the input number, date and signature accepted. Such a step is enough to solve the problem in your favor.

Advice 2: How is the medical examination of schoolchildren

Clinical examination – routine complex medical monitoring of the health of schoolchildren. The purpose of this event - early detection of affected children and prevention of morbidity.
How is the medical examination of schoolchildren
Each year students undergo a medical examination. Many children, students in schools that have health problems:
- bad posture,
- curvature of the spine,
- blurred vision,
- gastritis,
- headaches, etc. Parents are not always able to detect that their child is unwell. School medical examination reveals the disease in children with the subsequent treatment, and those who during the survey revealed chronic diseases put on the account to the appropriate specialist.

A comprehensive inspection

In the school medical examination the doctors involved such as surgeon, neurologist, orthopedist, pediatrician, dentist, a girl of fourteen, is invited to a gynecologist. Also, during the clinical examination the children take a blood test of hemoglobin and glucose. The mandatory stages of the examination is the chest x-ray, electrocardiogram, ultrasound of the thyroid and General health questionnaire.

Through the examination the doctor can determine the appropriate level of physical activity for physical education classes, if necessary, the students are distributed to medical groups. The first (main) group include students with good health and normal physical development, the second – children with poor physical preparation, as well as those who are shown the physical culture under the special supervision of a teacher. There is a third (special) group, where children with severe diseases. For them developed a special course of medical physical education as a regular curriculum, they do not.

The benefits of prophylactic medical examination at school

By law, medical examinations in educational institutions is free of charge. Conducting examinations in the school whether the children can receive medical care without leaving the walls of the institution, without detracting from the learning process. Medical professionals pay attention to as many children as are not distracted by other patients, if it happened in the clinic.

Practice shows that the clinical examination of school children quieter to communicate with the doctor in a familiar setting, when a number of classmates and peers.

- medical examination are not present in the parents, and the child not always can adequately answer medical questions and to voice their complaints;
- parents learn medical advice than from the doctor and from the school nurse or child, the information often gets distorted.

Parents, it is important never to abandon the examination of children, as timely inspection prevents the development of serious diseases.
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