Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research


Regional problems of organization of medical rehabilitation of children who underwent neuroinfection.


The purpose of the study is to demonstrate the main problems of rehabilitation aid to children who underwent neuroinfection. Material and Methods. Statistical evaluation of the results of the survey of doctors, nurses and heads of medical organizations (n=690) of various regions of the Russian Federation involved in the treatment of children with neuroinfections. These results were compared with the opinion of experts of the leading organization that provides assistance to this category of children at the Pediatric Research and Clinical Center for Infectious Diseases of Federal Medical and Biological Agency (n=121). Results. Specialists of all institutions note the growing need for children in rehabilitation activities after neuroinfections. 20,7% of specialists from regional medical organizations and 22,4% of experts from Pediatric Research and Clinical Center for Infectious Diseases of Federal Medical and Biological Agency indicate that continuity between medical organizations of different levels of medical care for children who have undergone neuroinfection is rather ineffective. The survey found that 25,9% of specialists of regional medical organizations pointed to funding problems. 28,3% of regional specialists indicated an insufficient number of medical organizations providing rehabilitation to children, and 59,0% of specialists from regions and 50,2% of Pediatric Research and Clinical Center for Infectious Diseases of Federal Medical and Biological Agency experts indicated the need to improve the legislative base. In addition, the interviewed experts ascertained an insufficient number of doctors and nurses in the organizations of the profile in question. Conclusion. According to the results of the study, the main problems in the organization of children's medical rehabilitation were established. This work can be one of the reasons for making management decisions aimed at improving the quality of this type of care for children who have undergone neuroinfections.

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Research on the level of thyroid-stimulating hormone and thyroid hormones in children with neuroinfections to evaluate the process of adaptation

Year: 2018, volume 14 Issue: №1 Pages: 65-69
Heading: Infectious Diseases Article type: Original article
Authors: Zakharova I.S., Malyugina T.N.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

The aim is to study the features of the adaptation process in children of different ages with acute neuroinfections depending on the etiology, severity of the disease and the period of the disease using indicators of the pituitary-thyroid system. Material and Methods. A comprehensive clinical and laboratorial checkup of 237 children with different noso-logical forms of neuroinfections was carried out: meningitis: viral, enteroviral, purulent and cerebromeningitis. Control board group was composed of 15 healthy children of the identical age. All the patients underwent the thyroid-stimulating hormone and thyroid hormones blood serum level, IFA technique being used, during acuity and reconvalesence. Re-sults. The neuroinfections status of the pituitary-thyroid system depends on the period and severity of the disease and does not depend on the etiology, age and sex of the child. Conclusion. According to the indices of the pituitary-thyroid system revealed that different adaptive responses develop in neuroinfections depending on the reactivity of child's organism and severity of the disease.

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