An intensive smoking cessation intervention reduced mortality in high-risk smokers with cardiovascular disease

July 2007
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
The article cites a study, conducted by S.M. Mohiuddin and colleagues, which discusses the effectiveness of intensive behavioral plus pharmacotherapy smoking cessation intervention after discharge plus usual care in reducing mortality in high-risk smokers hospitalized for cardiovascular disease. The study was published in an issue of the journal "Chest." They found that the intensive smoking cessation intervention effective in reducing hospital admissions and all-cause mortality.


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