- Trends in US Primary Care Provider Patient Advice against Secondhand Smoke Exposure: 2008-2010. Kruger, Judy; Teplinskaya, Anna; Fiore, Michael C. // International Journal of Clinical Medicine;Jul2012, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p243
Background: Recent studies further expose the dangers of secondhand smoke (SHS) to smokers and nonsmokers alike. The healthcare visit provides a face-to-face opportunity to deliver vital information about those dangers, yet, little is known about whether primary care providers (PCPs) address...
- Talking cold turkey. // Pharmaceutical Representative;May2006, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p15
The article reports on the result of a study conducted on what method is more effective in helping smokers quit. Findings revealed that telephone counseling may be more effective than the traditional physician-patient method. 837 daily smokers were distributed with either a standard care and a...
- Committed quitters offers new alternative for ex-smokers. Rodgers, Katie // Drug Topics;1/23/95, Vol. 139 Issue 2, p30
Reports on the Nicoderm Committed Quitters Program's alternative for former cigarette smokers in the United States. Preliminary results of the program; Personal support plan; Contact information.
- Quit without fits. Lafavore, Michael; Laliberte, Richard // Men's Health;Oct91, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p11
Recommends the review of the methodology for treating withdrawal symptoms of cigarette smokers, based on a study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins University.
- Smoking Habits Among Oncology Health Care Professionals in the Middle East: A potential Impact on Patient Care. Jazieh, A. R.; Khatib, S.; Sheblaq, N.; Gasmelseed, A. // Pan Arab Journal of Oncology;Sep2015, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p10
Background: Smoking among healthcare professionals represents a challenging healthcare problem. Our study aims at identifying the prevalence of smoking among oncology Health Care Professionals (HCP) in the Middle East and associated perception and attitude. Methods: A questionnaire about smoking...
- Intervention study to evaluate pilot health promotion payment aimed at increasing general practitioners' antismoking advice to smokers. Coleman, Tim; Wynn, Alison T; Barrett, Steve; Wilson, Andrew; Adams, Susan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/25/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7310, p435
Reports on a study of the feasibility and effectiveness of a payment scheme in Great Britain that aimed to increase general practitioners' antismoking advice in an uncontrolled before and after study. Participants; Methods; Results; Conclusion that the payments did not change the behaviour of...
- DOCTORS AND SMOKING. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun64, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p1101
Focuses on the hazards of cigarette smoking to doctors. Responsibility of doctors to society in relation to smoking; Efforts exerted by doctor associations to discourage smoking in the profession.
- Journal of the American College of Surgeons. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;6/1/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article offers information on a study which reveals about higher cost of medical care for smokers.
- CORRESPONDENCE. // British Medical Journal;9/25/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6038, p751
Presents several correspondence related to medical services in the Septemer 1976 issues of 'British Medical Journal.' Details on different medical attitudes to travellers' diarrhea; Importance of seat belt in travelling; Effect of cigarette smoking on pregnant mother; Confirmation of abstinence...