Advice 1: How to challenge a diagnosis

Diagnosis called medical report on the presence of any disease. In the process of diagnosis the doctor examines the patient, finds out his complaints, is studying the test results and special studies. The decision about the diagnosis takes into account all the received medical data. However, the doctor and his ward may not converge in their views on the state of health of the latter. In this case, the patient has the right to challenge the doctor's verdict.
How to challenge a diagnosis
You will need
  • - medical certificate about state of health;
  • - patient card of the patient;
  • - extract from the medical card of the inpatient;
  • - written results of laboratory tests;
  • - the written results of diagnostic studies;
  • - the policy of obligatory medical insurance;
  • - the passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation or the document replacing it.
Instruction
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Find out from your doctor all the details. Russian legislation guarantees every citizen the ability to obtain information about his health in an accessible form. Your doctor, of course, knows this. Feel free to ask questions. You need to understand what is going on with your body, and why the health worker thinks so. Be sure to specify: whether the inherent discovered you have the symptoms of only one diagnosis, is there a need for further examination, is it possible to continue monitoring for a more accurate diagnosis.
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Don't leave until you receive complete and understandable information about your health. If, upon hearing the diagnosis, you're agitated or upset, tell your doctor. Explain that you need time to think it over, and set up a date for the next visit. Use the resulting interruption in order to once again ponder the words of the doctor and to perform their own feelings. When you re-set the conversation if you have further questions. In the end, you should definitely understand the position of the doctor and prepare their own arguments against the diagnosis.
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Collect documents that describe your health condition: a written report on the conduct of the examination, treatment records, diagnostic studies, etc. to Give them to you (at your request) must in any medical facility. Make copies of all your certificates, which can be left as confirmation of your words in the higher courts.
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Contact the head of the medical institution where you were given a conclusion on the existence of the disease. Explain to that person why you doubt the correctness of the diagnosis. Maybe the doctor does not have your point of view, competent or he was negligent to the diagnostic events. Show the opinions of other medical specialists, if you yourself appealed to him for help.
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Write to the head of the medical institution a written statement with a request to conduct an additional examination to clarify the diagnosis. Write a document in two copies. One pass to the office. Second, you should put a mark on the admission application for consideration. When a negative decision requires the registration of the cancellation in writing.
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Appeal against actions of employees of the medical institution. You need to contact your regional health Department or regional office of the Federal service for supervision in the sphere of healthcare and social development (Roszdravnadzor). If these bodies you also haven't got the desired result, use the constitutional right to justice in court. After examining all the circumstances, the court may render a decision on the appointment of an independent medical examination. According to its results, the diagnosis will either be confirmed or removed as inappropriate to the validity.
Note
To challenge the diagnosis of minors and incapacitated citizens, can their parents or guardians.
Useful advice
Consult a lawyer with experience in medical Affairs. It will help to make a claim, explain the intricacies of the passage of such processes.

Advice 2: Examination of the kidney: how to get accurate diagnosis

If increasingly began to disturb pains in the lumbar region, which are accompanied by changes in the urine, it is necessary and as soon as possible to examine the kidneys. Prolonged inflammation can lead to serious complications.
How to examine the kidneys
You will need
  • - the urine;
  • - the blood;
  • - diagnostic devices.
Instruction
1
For examination of the kidneys have to contact a good specialist-a urologist. The doctor will carry out an external examination, and ordering tests and other tests.
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One of the common methods of examination of the kidneys – palpation (used with prolapse or disease of the kidneys). The urologist will perform a palpation in the following way: one hand has on the abdominal wall of the patient, and the second on his back. The patient needs to relax the abdominal muscles and use your abdomen to breath (during exhalation, the physician performs deep palpation points of the kidney).
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Another way of examination – kidney symptom check of the twelfth rib. The essence of this method is as follows: the physician places the left hand (palm) on the back arc of the twelfth rib and the right (edge), taps his left hand. If in the course of such examination the patient complains of a sharp pain, it is a signal that inflamed kidneys.
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For examination of kidney use additional diagnostic procedures. The safest and most informative ultrasound of the kidneys. This procedure allows to obtain data about the shape and size of the inspected bodies, and to identify pathological changes of the kidney structure.
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Examination of the kidneys is also carried out with the help of computer and magnetic resonance scans. These methods allow us to estimate the location of the kidneys in relation to other internal organs, and to study their structure and to detect pathology. Often assigned a radiographic contrast study that allows to assess the patency of the urinary tract.
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Applied radioisotope renography. This diagnostic method allows to obtain reliable information on the secretory and absorptive functions of the kidneys.
Note
If when urinating there was a strong pain, in no case do not self-medicate! Self-taken drugs can complicate the process of diagnosis, and to hide the real picture occurring in the body processes.
Useful advice
All used methods of examination of the kidneys accompanied by laboratory examination of urine and blood chemistry.
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