Physicians are a key to encouraging cessation of smoking among people living with HIV/AIDS: a cross-sectional study in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
- Smoking behavior in a low-income multiethnic HIV/AIDS population. Gritz, Ellen R.; Vidrine, Damon J.; Lazev, Amy B.; Amick III, Benjamin C.; Arduino, Roberto C. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Feb2004, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p71
The aim of this study was to describe smoking prevalence and smoking behavior in a multiethnic low-income HIV/AIDS population. A cross-sectional survey design was used. The study site was Thomas Street Clinic, an HIV/AIDS care facility serving a medically indigent and ethnically diverse...
- Motivation to quit smoking among HIV-positive smokers in Vietnam. Nguyen, Nhung Thi Phuong; Bach Xuan Tran; Hwang, Lu Y.; Markham, Christine M.; Swartz, Michael D.; Vidrine, Jennifer I.; Huong Thu Thi Phan; Latkin, Carl A.; Vidrine, Damon J. // BMC Public Health;2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: Smoking cessation is emerging as an important component in current HIV care to reduce smoking-related adverse health outcomes. This study aimed to examine motivation to quit and its associated factors in a sample of 409 HIV-positive smokers in Vietnam. Methods: A cross-sectional...
- A Randomized Clinical Trial of Smoking Cessation Treatments Provided in HIV Clinical Care Settings. Humfleet, Gary L.; Hall, Sharon M.; Delucchi, Kevin L.; Dilley, James W. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Aug2013, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p1436
Introduction: Identifying successful smoking treatment interventions and methods of delivery is critical given the smoking rates among HIV-positive populations and the medical implications of smoking in this population. This study compared the efficacy of 3 smoking cessation interventions...
- Decreased Awareness of Current Smoking Among Health Care Providers of HIV-positive Compared to HIV-negative Veterans. Crothers, Kristina; Goulet, Joseph L.; Rodriguez-Barradas, Maria C.; Gilbert, Cynthia L.; Butt, Adeel A.; Braithwaite, R. Scott; Peck, Robin; Justice, Amy C. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jun2007, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p749
BACKGROUND: Cigarette smoking is an important risk factor for morbidity and mortality in HIV-positive patients on combination antiretroviral therapy. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether awareness of smoking differs between HIV and non-HIV providers, and to identify factors associated with failure to...
- This issue: Challenges of Addiction. Patel, Alkesh N. // Psychiatric Annals;Sep2013, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p392
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including a case on the complexity of methamphetamine addiction in an HIV-positive patient, a case challenge that features an integrated treatment model for treating several diseases such as HIV...
- Sensitivity and Specificity of Lumbar Puncture in HIV-Infected Patients with Syphilis and No Neurologic Symptoms. Chia-Jui Yang; Sui-Yuan Chang; Chien-Ching Hung // Clinical Infectious Diseases;7/1/2009, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p162
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about the sensitivity and specificity of Lumbar Puncture in HIV-infected patients with syphilis and no neurologic symptoms in the previous issue.
- Comprehensive care may be required for substance abusers with HIV/AIDS. Volansky, Rob // Infectious Disease News;Jan2010, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p15
The article reports on the need for comprehensive and creative strategies for treating HIV and AIDS patients dealing with substance abuse issues, according to Evelyn Tomaszewski of the National Association of Social Workers HIV/AIDS Spectrum and Diana K. Sylvestre of the University of...
- 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.