Понятие медицинской деятельности в контексте российского уголовного права
This article discusses the concept of medical activity for the purposes of criminal law enforcement. The article is intended to clarify terms such as conventional medicine, traditional medicine, alternative medicine. We investigate the legal nature and the possibility of criminal law protection of various types of medical activity, points to the shortcomings of the existing regulation. The author offers his own approach to the problem of criminal-legal protection of medical practice. After a theoretical analysis, the article examines the court sentences under Art. 235 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation ("Illegal occupation of private medical practice or private pharmaceutical activity").