Fighting in cigarettes: a high success rate for smoking cessation workshops of medical corps

אילוסטרציה: דובר צה”ל

On the occasion of the international day for smoking cessation, medical corps summarize the efforts of officers and soldiers getting addicts from smoking for health

תאריך: 31/05/2013, 13:29    
מחבר: רותם פסו, אתר צה”ל

The IDF also indicate the day today (Friday) for smoking cessation, starting each year on May 31. Army Medical Corps motto selected the maintain
Serving health and deals throughout the year to promote smoking prevention issue in General, IDF – information and control smoking cessation workshops IDF bases.
Despite relatively high data of smokers on uniforms, the IDF indicate a decrease in these classes over the years, in part thanks to preventive treatment leading medical corps.

Informational material about smoking and smoking damages is found in all IDF clinics and medical encounters that occur in units refer to the smoking issue, and encourage the soldiers.
Quit smoking. Over the years the workshops for smoking cessation throughout IDF, and nohalut success. In the third quarter of 2012 160 soldiers have participated in workshops and on average 80% of the participants voted on the contribution the Detox process workshops
Is smoking.

Ethan רנ”ג ash 1, Assistant health officer in central command, during his army service in preventive medicine. 2006 from ash 1 רנ”ג to manage individual workshops
And groups with high success rates, as well as smoking cessation with personal consultations
Senior officers. In the past spent 12 workshops and over 150 Camel smokers.

“I come from preventive medicine and I was smoking as a pack of cigarettes a day,” testified רנ”ג ash 1. Personal case concerning smoking damage hit him, and then decided to move workshops for smoking cessation. “I chose to start to wean people from this habit decried. I trained under the guidance of the Ministry of health through the IDF and began to build workshops, “said רנ”ג ash 1.

During the withdrawal, including between six to eight sessions, רנ”ג ash 1
Adjacent to outgrow. “Process of increasing awareness of the dangers of baishon, smoking control, and thaw the withdrawal symptoms,” explained ash 1 רנ”ג. At the same time
Also integrated medication designed to prevent withdrawal symptoms and to facilitate the process of withdrawal. The success of the workshops are measured at the end of the workshop, and a year later, Tom and the workshops indicate 95% success in smoking cessation. “Recently moved
A workshop on the buds required soldiers recruits 33 workshop participants stopped smoking, “said רנ”ג ash 1. “I think we should repay all the smokers.
The soldiers are required to maintain their physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle, smoking harms it, “he says.

Translated from Hebrew