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Accessibilité extérieure des cabinets médicaux : étude descriptive des 177 cabinets de médecine générale de Bordeaux

Abstract : Introduction: before 2015, all the doctor's offices will have to be accessible(approachable) to the disabled people ( driving, visual, hearing handicap). The implementation of these regulations leaves perplexed, and seems difficult for numerous urban doctor's offices. Objectives: estimate the outside accessibility of the doctor's offices of general medicine of Bordeaux; measure the accessibility of doctor's offices according to the districts of Bordeaux and according to the alone exercise or in a group; measure the gap between the opinions of the general practitioners on the accessibility of their cabinet (office) and the moderate accessibility; collect their point of view on the law and its applicability. Material (Equipment) and Method: this transverse descriptive study coupled with an opinion survey was led from February, 2014 till June, 2014. The general practitioners with or without a particular orientation were included, practicing in a liberal doctor's practice situated on the city of Bordeaux. Results (Profits): 177 toilets (offices) (grouping (including) 254 general practitioners) were the object of the descriptive study (100 %). 146 general practitioners corresponding to 146 doctor's offices (82,5 %) were questioned. Among 146 questioned toilets(offices) we find 215 general practitioners, 70 women (32,5 %) and 145 men(people) (67,5 %) for an average number of years of installations of 19,9 years (+/-12). 18 toilets(offices) of general medicine on 177 (10,2 %) answer all the criteria of outside accessibility. The accessibility is rarer in the former (old) and historic districts, while it does not seem to be influenced, in town, by the fact of being only settled or in a group. 80 doctors on 146 (55 %) tell to welcome people in wheelchair and 85 (58 %) consider accessible(approachable) for these people. 105 (72 %) tell to have a cabinet(office) accessible(approachable) to the partially-sighted persons. 53 % of the general practitioners of Bordeaux consider the law as little useful or useless and 81,4 % as little applicable or not applicable at the level of their doctor's offices. 79 doctors on 146 (54 %) tell to know the possible consequences in case of failure to respect the law. Conclusion: our study shows that only 10,2 % of the toilets (offices) of general medicine of Bordeaux answer all the requirements of outside accessibility. There is thus a lot of work to be carried out (to be achieved) before 2018 (3 years from September 27th, 2015 to realize the works). Our fears are that either the dispensations will be numerous and the law will not have changed things for the handicapped persons a lot, or that the requirements will be strong and numerous doctor's offices will risk to close, without realistic alternatives
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Allissia Higue. Accessibilité extérieure des cabinets médicaux : étude descriptive des 177 cabinets de médecine générale de Bordeaux. Médecine humaine et pathologie. 2015. ⟨dumas-01247988⟩



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