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Service includes inpatients who were discharged and also the people who helped during the rescue

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Victims of fire at Kiss Nightclub in Santa Maria (RS) begin to be answered today (9) in a joint effort to clinical and psychosocial. According to the Ministry of Health, the action must give greater flexibility to the monitoring of people involved in the tragedy.

The service includes both inpatients and were discharged, as the people who were at the club or who participated in the rescue and had contact with the toxic fumes released during the fire, and relatives of victims. Consultations will be made at the University Hospital of Santa Maria.

The ministry said, for monitoring, are considered three priorities: patients who were hospitalized with pulmonary and / or burns, people who had contact with the gases in the club and inhalants, and friends and relatives of the victims who need psychological support.

Patients who were hospitalized for more serious situation have priority in clinical evaluation. All persons seeking the service will undergo an initial screening for examinations and clinical procedure definition to be adopted.

Who had contact with the toxic gases produced by the smoke from the fire but did not develop severe lung disease and therefore was not admitted will also be called for clinical evaluation and lung hospital.

All those who register will receive a link to report the date and time of medical consultation. People who do not live in Santa Maria will be targeted by the State Health Department to seek referenced units for continuing medical supervision, the ministry said.

Data from the federal government indicate that 570 victims of the fire were met by health services in Santa Maria. Between the 1st and 25th of February, more than 1,300 were made psychosocial care. Altogether, 241 people died in the tragedy.

   Palavras-chave:   Nightclub kiss    Santa Maria    Rio Grande do Sul   
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