TITLE

Research, reimbursement support: Motivate patients to stop smoking

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Dec2010, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p133
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the physician's role in assisting patients with smoking cessation. A study concerning post-surgery complications among smokers is discussed. The article comments on Medicare reimbursement for tobacco cessation counseling provided to Medicare beneficiaries.
ACCESSION #
55470054

 

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