Forensic and pharmaceutical research on the impact of drugs on the safety, life and health of road users within the organization of pharmaceutical business, drug technology, pharmaceutical and medical law in Ukraine

Authors

  • V.V. Shapovalov (Jr.) Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine; National Bar Association of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine; Advocates company «Apotheosis», Kharkiv, Ukraine; Public organization «Association of medical and pharmaceutical law», Kharkiv, Ukraine, Ukraine
  • V.A. Shapovalova Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine; Public organization «Association of medical and pharmaceutical law», Kharkiv, Ukraine, Ukraine
  • V.V. Shapovalov National Bar Association of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine; Advocates company «Apotheosis», Kharkiv, Ukraine; Public organization «Association of medical and pharmaceutical law», Kharkiv, Ukraine; Lviv Medical Institute LLC, Lviv, Ukraine, Ukraine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22141/2306-2436.10.4.2021.246355

Keywords:

forensic pharmacy, organization of pharmaceutical business, drug technology, pharmaceutical law, the impact of drugs on the safety, life and health of road users

Abstract

Background. Around the world, drug-related road traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of injury and death among road users. Traffic safety is a system that includes the following components: a person – a person's health condition – the use of dangerous drugs of different classification and legal groups – adverse drug reactions – a vehicle – a road. The share of road traffic accidents under the influence of drugs is more than 75 %, they are also the most socially dangerous, because they have grave consequences, cause irreparable harm to the health and death of the victims. The purpose of the study was to analyze the achievements of forensic and pharmaceutical researches in Ukraine on the impact of drugs on the safety, life and health of road users within the framework of the organization of pharmaceutical business, drug technology, pharmaceutical and medical law in a retrospective aspect. Materials and methods. The materials of the imperative research were legislative, regulatory and legal documents; materials of the formation of the scientific school of forensic pharmacy; scientific publications on the topic of the article; Internet resources, sources of scientific literature. To achieve the set goals, the methods of forensic and pharmaceutical, regulatory, documentary, bibliographic, comparative, historical and graphic analysis were used. Results. The experience of the countries of the world in the prophylaxis and prevention of road traffic accidents under the influence of drugs was analyzed. The causes and conditions for the occurrence and consequences of road traffic accidents are multifactorial in nature and are associated with the victims (driver - pedestrian), vehicle, road conditions, and the use of psychoactive drugs. A system of organizational, regulatory and preventive measures has been developed to provide first medical aid to victims of a road traffic accident. Shown that there is a need for scientifically grounded organizational and legal, clinical and pharmacological, forensic pharmaceutical and socio-economic studies on causal relationships between adverse reactions due to the use of drugs of various classification and legal groups, traffic safety and road traffic accidents. For the first time in Ukraine, a mathematical model was proposed to establish the effect of psychoactive drugs on the driver's condition when driving a vehicle, depending on the calculation of the stopping path of the car in accordance with the selected speed and a decrease in the driver's response. The structure of road traffic accidents under the influence of psychoactive drugs has been investigated. Conclusions. A classification of first-aid kits for providing first medical aid to victims of road traffic accidents was proposed, which made it possible to substantiate the need to improve them both in qualitative and quantitative composition, depending on the type of vehicle and the likelihood of an accident with serious consequences. Recommendations were proposed for providing information on the possibility of obtaining medical care and the signal-calling system on the roads, marking the packages of psychoactive drugs with a special mark in the form of a red triangle. The need for further forensic pharmaceutical research has been proven.

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Published

2022-01-18

How to Cite

Shapovalov (Jr.), V., Shapovalova, V., & Shapovalov, V. (2022). Forensic and pharmaceutical research on the impact of drugs on the safety, life and health of road users within the organization of pharmaceutical business, drug technology, pharmaceutical and medical law in Ukraine. Health of Society, 10(4), 127–132. https://doi.org/10.22141/2306-2436.10.4.2021.246355

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Pharmacy