US visa changes to affect mainly Russian independent travelers, says authorityBusiness & Economy August 21, 21:07
CAS upholds life ban for ex-president of Russian athleticsSport August 21, 20:03
Police confirms man shot dead in Subirats was Barcelona attack perpetratorWorld August 21, 19:50
Premiere for historical drama Matilda rescheduled for late OctoberSociety & Culture August 21, 19:45
Fire in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don fully containedWorld August 21, 19:37
Russia wins two golds on second day of 2017 Universiade in TaipeiSport August 21, 19:29
Washington’s new strategy in Afghanistan aimed against China, expert saysWorld August 21, 18:43
Russia settles last part of Soviet debtBusiness & Economy August 21, 18:37
Man wearing suicide belt shot dead near BarcelonaWorld August 21, 18:29
PERM, July 4 (Itar-Tass)-- A criminal case has been opened against a doctor who hit a cardiac patient on hospital bed after the patient underwent a heart surgery. The patient died.
The medical worker responsible faces criminal punishment for causing intentional harm to human health which entailed the victim's death.
A video featuring the medical worker striking the helpless patient on hospital bed was released on the website of Live News portal on Wednesday.
The victim was a 61- year old man from the Kirov region who was hospitalized at the Perm department of the Federal Center of Cardiac Surgery, where the patient underwent a planned heart surgery.
According to the video recorded by a hospital web camera and later released on the Internet, the patient was struck in the chest after the heart surgery by a medical worker.
An investigation into the incident is going on. Experts are to establish the exact causes of the patient's death before the culprit responsible is put on trial.