Impact of a pay-for-performance incentive on support for smoking cessation and on smoking prevalence among people with diabetes
- Predictors of Successful Smoking Cessation in a Family Practice-Based Cardiovascular Risk Factor Intervention Program: 'Real-World' Experience From the Heartwatch Program. McGorrian, Catherine; Lonergan, Moira; Kelleher, Cecily; Daly, Leslie; Fitzpatrik, Patricia // Journal of Smoking Cessation;Oct2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p151
Heartwatch is an Irish primary care-delivered secondary prevention program for patients with established coronary artery disease (CAD). We aimed to describe the patterns of smoking cessation in Heartwatch and examine the associates of successful smoking cessation. Participants with established...
- Smoking and HIV: time for a change? Petrosillo, Nicola; Cicalini, Stefania // BMC Medicine;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
Cigarette smoking is one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in the general population, and is a well-recognized risk factor for a variety of serious clinical conditions, including cardiovascular diseases, pulmonary diseases and cancers. Smoking-related morbidity and...
- In brief. // Primary Health Care;Oct2005, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p7
Reports developments related to primary health care in Great Britain. Susceptibility of women given smoking cessation advice by a nurse practitioner to quit smoking; Availability of a tool designed to help nurses diagnose different forms of incontinence from the Continence Foundation charity;...
- Life as a non-smoker. Stewart, Brenda // Hays Free Press (Buda, TX);12/1/2010, Vol. 107 Issue 35, p4A
The article offers the author's insights on the life without cigarette smoking in which she says that mornings in her life are breeze without having a hangover of the nicotine from the cigarette she used to smoke and that she woke up in the morning with enough energy.
- Untitled. Christen, Arden G. // Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Sep93, Vol. 124 Issue 9, p106
Comments on the timeliness of the National Cancer Institute's COMMIT Dental Model. Tobacco intervention role of dentists; Oral health hazards of tobacco use; Patients' reactions; Smoking cessation goals; American Stop Smoking Intervention Study (ASSIST); Involvement of the American Cancer...
- Weed it out. // Diva;Mar2008, Issue 142, p91
The article lists six good reasons to quit smoking, compiled by the "Diva" magazine in conjunction with National No Smoking Day on March 12, 2008.
- Effect of Abstinence on Audio-Visual Reaction Time in Chronic Smokers Pursuing a Professional Course. VALLATH, ADITYA LAL; JOSHI, ANURADHA RAJIV; VAIDYA, SAVITA MADHUKAR // Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research;Dec2015, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p8
Introduction: It has now been proven that tobacco abuse is the leading cause for various carcinomas such as oral, lung and oesophageal. It also leads to atherosclerosis of major vessels, development of hypertension, autoimmune disorders, COPD, bronchitis, asthma, bronchiectasis, etc. Most...
- Small PHOs still make the grade. James, Kathy // New Zealand Doctor;3/24/2010, p46
The article reports on the Primary Health Organisation (PHO) Performance Programme report which showed that small PHOs were among the top five performers for immunisation, cervical screening, diabetes detection and screening, and cardiovascular risk evaluation.
- Does Weight Gain After Quitting Smoking Reduce Cardiovascular Benefit? // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;2013, Issue 109, p3
The article presents a study whether weight gain after quitting smoking reduce cardiovascular beneflt.