P05.101 Telecommunication Technology Based System In General Practice For Female Population In Serbia

M. M. Zelic1, M. M. Joksimovic2;
1Vracar Health Centre, Belgrade, Serbia, 2Telekom Srbija a.d., Belgrade, Serbia.
Marija M Zelic
Vracar Health Centre
Milesevska 11
Zip: 11000
Email: zelicdrmarija@yahoo.co.uk
Phone: +381 63 71 35 261
Fax: +381 63 71 35 261
Breast cancer is growing problem in family doctors practice nowadays. In Serbia each year 4000 new breast cancer cases are diagnosed. The fight against breast cancer used systematic medical records for whole female population. Knowing the patient is part of the art of family medicine. Sympathy, tact, gentleness and permanent communication with patient are important in family doctor practice.
Aims: The aim of our study is the implementation of modern common use technology-telecommunication services for information and education female population in General Practice in the fight against breast cancer.
Methods: The use of modern technology-telecommunication services: SMS, MMS, e-mail in the period of 12 months for information and education women-aged 25-45, about the life discipline and to encourage them for medical records. In our Department of Primary care there are 465 (100%) women aged
25-45 and they are familiar with modern communication technologies, that means communication services are understandable and acceptable to this target group.
Results: We sent 3 SMS, or 3 MMS or 3 e-mail monthly to 465 (100%) women aged 25-45 in period of one year continuously. Those age believe in the medical recommendations obtained by telecommunication-services. Thanks to information and warnings by SMS, MMS or e-mail they had been encouraged for medical records. The results are 388 (83,44%) of 465 (100%) women had come to medical records and 61 (13,12%) had been diagnosed breast cancer. 77(16,56%) were not come for medical recording
Conclusions:Our results indicate that women healthcare family system in Serbia identify potential patient much better by telecommunication-services, urge women to protect themselves by medical records. In our case the women group was 465 (100%) and 388 (83,44%) women were medical recorded and 61 (13,12%) were successfully treated.
Telecommunication technology based system in General Practice for female population in Serbia