From Big Medical Encyclopedia

TIMOFEEVSKY Pavel Ilyich (1878 — 1943) — the figure of the Soviet military medicine, the specialist in the field of the organization and tactics of health service, the doctor of medical sciences (1935), a brig doctor (1935).


In 1903 ended VMA. Participated as the medical officer in rus-sko-Japanese (1904 — 1905), World War I (1914 — 1918) and Civil (1918 — 1920) wars. In May, 1919 at the first offensive of White Guard troops of the general Yudenich at Petrograd it was appointed the chief of District military and sanitary administration, and in the winter of 1920 — the assistant to the chief of the Head military and sanitary department of RKKA by an organizational part. In 1923 the conference (council) of VMA elects P. I. Timofeevsky to a position of the teacher of an independent course of military and sanitary administration and military and sanitary tactics, than the foundation was laid for teaching in academy of the organization and tactics of medical service. Since 1929 the senior teacher of department of military and military and sanitary disciplines of VMA.

P. I. Timofeevsky is an author more than 30 scientific works, including the first Soviet textbook on the organization and tactics of medical service «Sanitary Tactics» which sustained four editions (1925, 1926, 1927, 1931). Its contribution to development of the theory of the organization of medical providing troops is very considerable. He stated the first in domestic military-medical literature a number of basic provisions on the organization of medical ensuring operational associations; showed the defining influence of a fighting situation on the organization of medical providing, on group of forces and means of medical service; in details developed the principles of medical providing troops in the conditions of use by the opponent of toxic agents, was one of pioneers of a research of features of the organization of medical providing the mechanized troops, river flotillas, water (sea) landings, the sea strengthened areas.

Works: Sanitary tactics of the advanced dressing points: day, defensive action, Voyen. - medical zhurn., t. 222, August, page 676, 1908; The Scheme of public health service during prompt actions, in the same place, t. 225, August, page 682, 1909: The device and the equipment of medical institutions and medical ambulances in wartime, Pg., 1914; Sanitary tactics, 1st prod., L., 1925, 4 prod., M., 1931; Sanitary providing troops during the overcoming a strip of obstacles and destructions, Voyen. - a dignity. business, No. 8, page 23, 1932; Sanitary and evacuation providing motor-me-hanizirovannykh prospecting parts, in the same place, No. 7, page 7, 1932; Materials about work of rear hospital in the conditions of air defense, Saturday. works of department soldier. and soldier. - a dignity. disciplines, century 1, page 275, L., 1936; The Organization and work of public health service during the providing a water landing, in the same place, page 90 (sovm. with Shestovy V. I.); Character and volume of the help at stages of evacuation, Works of the 23rd Vsesoyuz. congress hir., page 242, M. — L., 1938 (sovm. with other).

O. S. Lobastov.