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On June 10, the Department of Medical and Psychological Support of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia held a joint tactical and special exercise of the V.I. A.M. Nikiforov EMERCOM of Russia and Federal State Institution “State Central Airmobile Rescue Squad” of the EMERCOM of Russia (“Centrospas” unit), during which the issues of providing specialized medical care for the admission of wounded and injured in emergencies and special sanitary treatment were worked out.

In the exercise, which was held in St. Petersburg on the basis of the FGBU VTsERM them. A.M. Nikiforov EMERCOM of Russia, subdivisions of the Main Directorate of the EMERCOM of Russia in St. Petersburg, the North-Western Aviation Rescue Center of the EMERCOM of Russia, St. Petersburg State Fire Service University, the Nevsky Rescue Center of the EMERCOM of Russia, the St. Petersburg regional branch of the All-Russian public movement of volunteers in the field of health care “Medical volunteers”.

As a result of the measures taken, practical knowledge was gained on organizing the joint work of various institutions and divisions of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia and volunteers at a one-time massive admission of victims in an emergency, including those with combined radiation injuries and injuries from hazardous chemicals.

To carry out sanitary and aviation evacuation of victims from the scene of the emergency, the use of the Mi-8 helicopter of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, equipped with a medical module, was practiced.

The event was held within the framework of gatherings with officials responsible for organizing medical support for territorial bodies, organizations and institutions of the EMERCOM of Russia.

In total, more than 309 people took part in the exercise, of which more than 250 medical workers of the Russian Emergencies Ministry and 12 pieces of equipment.

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