Highlighted is the experience gained in the organization of a day hospital created for general and neurologic patients at Polyclinic N 166 of the Krasnogvardeisk region of Moscow. The preliminary outcomes of the treatment of 167 patients are briefly analyzed. The results of the study on the population's opinion on the exapediency of day hospitals are provided. It is pointed out that treatment in a day hospital is regarded as an advanced form of medical care.
In tuberculosis dispensaries as centres for differential diagnosis of pulmonary diseases it is expedient to establish departments for diagnosis, treatment and dispensary observation of patients with sarcoidosis. This would provide verification of diagnoses with instrumental methods in 87.6 per cent of the cases and decrease of the average hospital stay for new cases of sarcoidosis and patients with relapses of the process by improving the examination and treatment procedures. At the background of the organized treatment and prophylactic measures progress in the disease was observed only in 4.7 per cent (14 persons) of the patients included into the dispensary group.