[How to improve the diagnosis of diseases of the respiratory organs? (the experience in organizing diagnostic services at the Sverdlovsk Pulmonology Center)]

Ter Arkh. 1986;58(12):9-12.
[Article in Russian]


The authors have summed up their 12-year experience in forming a system of organizational measures for the diagnosis of pulmonary diseases in an industrial area with the adult population of 3,616 mln. The major stages of diagnosis were studied, measures for its improvement defined, the main causes of diagnostic errors brought to light. The authors are of opinion that separate examination of patients with pulmonary pathology in different institutions is inappropriate.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Diagnostic Services / organization & administration*
  • Hospital Bed Capacity, under 100
  • Hospitals, Special / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Quality Control
  • Referral and Consultation
  • Respiratory Tract Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Siberia