Additional Requirements : Prevention
Version 0.3, Etiene Saliez
- The goal is here to apply a
test to large populations in order
to detect a problem at an early stage when the patient has not yet any
complaint, in populations at risk and when an effective
A typical example is the screening for breast tumors. The
to apply a low cost simple test in population of womens 50 to 60 years
old, in order to identify the about 30 per 1000, who should come back
for more detailed clinical examination.
most of the generic components are useful here, if we look at
- Usually different
organizations are involved in the discovery of problems at an early
stage as breast cancer:
women are going to a gynecologist for any other reasons.
- A variable percentage of the population of women are
the national screening project.
- The GP
should pay attention too, but this is not
systematic. He should at least recommend to go to a test, but
is not well informed of what has already been done or not.
- The solution should be that negative Health Issues should
recorded in the global problem list of the patient:
- This would make possible to manage these tests as
Activities, for example at least once in every 2 years. If
requirement is not yet met, a warning should appear, or even a letter
of invitation to the patient.