Effectiveness of intensive group and individual interventions for smoking cessation in primary health care settings: a randomized trial
- Clinical trial on the efficacy of exhaled carbon monoxide measurement in smoking cessation in primary health care. // BMC Public Health;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p322
The article presents the findings of a clinical trial conducted on examining the efficacy of exhaled carbon (CO)monoxide measurement in smoking cessation in primary health care. It discusses the methodology of the research. It concludes that CO-oximetry is an inexpensive, non-invasive, and fast...
- Smoking cessation patterns in methadone-maintained smokers. Stein, Michael D.; Anderson, Bradley J.; Niaura, Raymond // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Mar2007, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p421
To determine predictors of smoking cessation duration in a randomized clinical trial, we assigned participants to nicotine patch (8-12 weeks) plus either (a) a baseline tailored brief motivational intervention, a quit date behavioral skills counseling session, and a relapse prevention follow-up...
- Tobacco craving predicts lapse to smoking among adolescent smokers in cessation treatment. Bagot, Kara S.; Heishman, Stephen J.; Moolchan, Eric T. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Jun2007, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p647
Previous research indicates that tobacco craving predicts relapse to smoking among adult smokers attempting to quit. We hypothesized a similar relationship between craving and lapse (any smoking following a period of abstinence) among adolescent smokers during the treatment phase of a clinical...
- Delivery of smoking cessation interventions to primary care patients. // Community Practitioner;May2013, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p12
The article examines the results of a study on the delivery of smoking cessation interventions to primary care patients with poor mental health in Great Britain.
- Clinical trial comparing nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) plus brief counselling, brief counselling alone, and minimal intervention on smoking cessation in hospital inpatients. Molyneux A; Lewis S; Leivers U; Anderton A; Antoniak M; Brackenridge A; Nilsson F; McNeill A; West R; Moxham J; Britton J // Thorax;Jun2003, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p484
BACKGROUND: Guidelines recommend that smoking cessation interventions are offered in all clinical settings to all smokers willing to make a quit attempt. Since the effectiveness of routine provision of behavioural counselling and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to smokers admitted to hospital...
- Recruitment Into a Cessation Trial Via the New Zealand Quitline: Many Benefits, Few Limitations. Bullen, Chris; Howe, Colin; Grigg, Michele; Phillips, Frances; Silcock, Rose; Glover, Marewa; McRobbie, Hayden; Whittaker, Robyn // Journal of Smoking Cessation;Apr2008, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p30
Objective: To report on the use of the New Zealand Quitline for recruiting participants to a smoking cessation trial. Methods: Analysis of data on trial recruitment and randomisation. Results: 68% of 26,369 callers to the New Zealand Quitline over 12 months indicated an interest in taking part...
- Dealing with tobacco use and dependence within primary health care: time for action. Ilias Vardavas, Constantine; Symvoulakis, Emmanouil K.; Lionis, Christos // Tobacco Induced Diseases;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p6
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- Tough ask for practices as quit-smoking bar is raised. McMillan, Virginia // New Zealand Doctor;9/16/2015, p2
The article reports on the letters received by the district health boards (DHBs) and the primary health organisations (PHOs) under-performing on the better help for smokers to quit target from the Ministry of Health reminding them continued improvement is anticipated in New Zealand in 2015.
- Cutting up the incentive pie. // New Zealand Doctor;9/16/2015, p2
The article reports on the $5.8 million in incentive funding in the smoking advice target for primary health organisation (PHOs) that met particular thresholds between April and June get a share in New Zealand in 2015.