IN Chelyabinsk Ambulance medical workers called to help came into conflict with the patient and his family, reports the Emergency News Agency information channel on Telegram.
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According to the Telegram channel, the incident occurred on Gagarin Street. Rescuers arrived to treat the wounded man, but the origin of the injury was not clear.
Doctors provided first aid to the patient and initially planned to transport him to the trauma department. However, they changed their mind as they concluded that the man was likely self-inflicted and called a second ambulance. As a result, it was decided to refer the patient to the drug treatment department.
Such actions of doctors caused dissatisfaction on the part of relatives who refused to agree to hospitalization in narcology after traumatology. According to them, after refusing, the patient lit a cigarette, after which one of the doctors attacked him, trying to strangle him.
A conflict arose between the medical personnel and the victim’s relatives, which ended with their removal from the premises, as well as a call to law enforcement agencies.
According to relatives, after the attack by the doctor, the patient’s condition worsened and he had to be admitted to intensive care. All circumstances of the incident are being clarified by law enforcement agencies.
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