Features of life and medical activity of intensivists

The article presents data of questionnaire of intensivists, other physicians (internists), middle and junior medical staff of multidisciplinary hospital. Our findings revealed a number of features, some of them linked to incidence of such bad habits as smoking and the alcohol abuse, the others – with food and physical activity. It is shown that on the basis of personal assessment the food habits of intensivists do not correspond to the principles of a healthy diet, recommended by the World Health Organization and physical activities are related to household activities and work in their spare time in the garden area, while recreational exercises and tempering of the body are regularly performed only by a small part of the doctors. The article also assessed the medical activities of physicians compared to nurses working in intensive care units of general hospital, and shows that indicators of physical operational readiness of doctors are worse than of nurses of intensive care units.

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