A computerized medical record, intended to structure the management of persons desiring to stop smoking, is at the disposal of tabacologues since the beginning of the year 2001. Initiator of this project to the dimensions of the Ministry of Health, Health Insurance and the National Institute of prevention and health education (INPES), Professor Joel Menard in provides an initial assessment. e-health: What is the usefulness of this computerized dossier? e-health: What is the profile of the consultants? Consultation smoking cessation e-health: What is the usefulness of this computerized dossier? Pr Menard: Kouchner Following the plan of 1999, advocating better organize the management of smoking cessation, the tabacologues have reunited for a year and has reached consensus on 25 issues items.Ces 25, regarded as essential to assess the situation of smoking, were divided four chapters in the medical record: the general data about the individual (age, sex etc.), the evaluation of its degree of dependence, a self-administered questionnaire on its tendency anxious or depressive, and diseases associated with smoking. this case leads to a certain logic in the consultation..
And transmission of data (anonymous) has a central server can take stock of the consultations and to see the evolution continues. e-health: What is the profile of the consultants? Pr Menard: Near 6,000 people were examined with the aid of the medical record, in 14 regions and 29 consultations hospitalieres.Premiere finding, women represent half of these patients (3,053 women to 3,044 men), whereas they are less likely to smoke in the population (INSEE). They are mostly young women who consult, as they are twice as likely as men in the age group 25-30 years and the majority up to 45 years. In other words, women are more attentive to their health and react more quickly prednisolone in babies side effects than men, which in turn often present themselves with 30 years of smoking behind eux.Par addition, consultants are often heavy addicts, as shown by an average the FagerstrÃ¶m test (nicotine dependence) of 6/10.