The evaluation of a Taiwanese training program in smoking cessation and the trainees' adherence to a practice guideline
- Recognition. Beavers, Norma // Drug Topics;4/21/97, Vol. 141 Issue 8, p55
Reports on the launch of a national specialist certification program for pharmacists wanting to become credentialed in smoking cessation counseling by the University of Pittsburgh's School of Pharmacy in Pennsylvania. Conduct of lessons on general facts about smoking and health and the effects...
- Smoking and Wrinkles: Does it Matter? Kottke, Thomas E. // Annals of Internal Medicine;5/15/91, Vol. 114 Issue 10, p908
Editorial. Stresses that doctors should speak in the language of patients to encourage them to stop smoking. Conditions caused by smoking; Advantages that could be offered to patients to stop smoking.
- My best quit-smoking aid: Philip Morris. // Medical Economics;2/22/2002, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p82
Focuses on the effective strategy of physicians to convince patients to stop smoking. Hiring of a professional financial adviser; Medical challenge encountered in a patient with smoking-related disease.
- GPs scepitcal of offering counselling to smokers. Shannon, Colleen // Pulse;10/6/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 40, p16
Reports on the hesitation of the general practitioners (GP) to offer smoking cessation counseling and treatments to smokers in Great Britain. Result of time pressure; Lack of skills among GP; Skepticism of counseling effectiveness.
- Smoking cessation needs high profile. // Pulse;12/16/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 48, p2
Reports on the efforts of the charity Action on Smoking and Health to urge contract negotiators to include smoking cessation interventions in general practitioners' service in Great Britain.
- The Physician and the Control of Smoking. Mausner, Judith S.; Mausner, Bernard // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun68, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p1359
Editorial. Discusses the role of the physician in smoking cessation programs. Processes of smoking cessation; Effectivity of physicians; Ways to convince a smoker to quit from smoking.
- GPs under pressure to hit smoking referral targets. Kelly, Brian // Pulse;3/17/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p18
Reports on the pressure on general practitioners to increase the number of referrals to smoking cessation services in Great Britain. Smoking cessation guidance sent by the government to primary care trusts; Comments from general practitioners about the guidelines.
- GPs wary of smoking guidelines. // Pulse;6/23/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 25, p7
Reports on the concerns of general practitioners over the effects of the national training guidelines to standardize smoking cessation services on smokers in Great Britain.
- Promoting smoking cessation in general practice. Walsh, Kieran // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/7/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7435, p328
Comments on the promotion of smoking cessation in general medical practices. Advice physicians can give patients who smoke.