Combat service support units prepare for a site for the field hospital in Buinaksk
Specialists of the combat service support units of the Russian Ministry of Defence have begun preparations of a site designed to accommodate a field hospital in the Southern Military District in Buinaksk (Republic of Dagestan).
Earlier it was reported that the military personnel of a mobile multidisciplinary hospital with 100 beds in one of the formations of the Southern Military District makes a march on standard equipment with a length of about 400 kilometers from the Stavropol Territory to the Republic of Dagestan.
The field medical unit consists of 135 military personnel, including 72 medical specialists and 38 pieces of equipment.
The mobile multidisciplinary hospital is a field medical unit based on pneumoframe structures and is intended for inpatient treatment of patients with a new coronavirus infection. It consists of a receiving and sorting, hospital and infectious diseases, sanitary and epidemiological departments, as well as an anesthesiology and intensive care unit, a laboratory for research and diagnosis of tests and samples. For therapeutic and diagnostic measures, the hospital is equipped with mechanical ventilation devices, intensive patient monitoring monitors, X-ray machines, ultrasound machines, blood analyzers and a PCR laboratory.
After finishing the march, a field hospital is planned to be deployed in the area of the Buinaksk settlement (Republic of Dagestan).
In accordance with the order of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the instructions of the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, military medics and specialists of the Russian Defence Ministry’s NBCP units are being transferred to the Republic of Dagestan to help combat the spread of coronavirus infection.