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- INTERNET-BASED INTERVENTION MAY HELP SMOKERS QUIT, STUDY FINDS. // Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Feb2010, Vol. 141 Issue 2, p138
The article discusses a study on the benefits of an internet-based monitoring system to people who try to quit smoking. It says that the study, published in the periodical "Drug and Alcohol Dependence" by researchers at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, compared two groups of rural...
- Use of systematic reviews in clinical practice guidelines: case study of smoking cessation. Silagy, C A; Stead, L F; Lancaster, T // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/13/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7317, p833
Conclusions: Use of systematic reviews in guidelines is a measure of the "payback" on investment in research synthesis. Systematic reviews commonly underpinned recommendations in guidelines on smoking cessation. The extent to which they were used varied by country and there was evidence of...
- Do patient age and medical condition influence medical advice to stop smoking? P. Maguire, Conor; Ryan, James // Age & Ageing;May2000, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p264
Presents information on a study which determined whether the age and medical condition of a patient influences hospital-based doctors' decision making when advising patients to stop smoking cigarettes. Subjects and methods; Results; Discussion.
- Very brief advice training. // British Dental Journal;3/10/2012, Vol. 212 Issue 5, p212
The article focuses on the Very Brief Advice (VBA) free training module published on Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS) Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training's (NCSCT) website to help health care professionals increase frequency and quality of VBA given to smoking patients.
- Smoking Cessation in Women: Special Considerations. Perkins, K.A. // CNS Drugs;2001, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p391
Women may be at relatively greater risk of smoking-related diseases than men but tend to have less success than men in quitting smoking. The failure of most outcome studies to report results by gender and the lack of statistical power for detecting significant gender differences currently do not...
- Encouraging smoking cessation means fewer postoperative complications. Farquhar, Donald // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/11/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 12, p1569
Reports on a study to determine if an active intervention program to facilitate smoking cessation preoperatively leads to reduced frequency of postoperative complications. Methods; Results; Conclusion that cessation programs significantly reduce the rate of post-operative wound complications.
- Labeling Smokers' Charts with a "Smoker" Sticker. Etter, Jean-François; Rielle, Jean-Charles; Perneger, Thomas V. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jun2000, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p421
We randomly assigned private practitioners (n = 393) to receiving, by mail, a box of â€œSmokerâ€ stickers and a recommendation to label smokers' charts with these stickers, or to no intervention. Twenty percent of the physicians reported using the stickers and applying them on 43% of...
- Smoking cessation part 2: nicotine replacement therapy. Thomas, Susan // Nursing Standard;10/10/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p44
This is the second of two articles on smoking cessation. It provides advice on helping a patient to choose an appropriate nicotine replacement therapy product.
- ABC of smoking cessation Cessation interventions in routine health care. Coleman, Tim // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/13/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7440, p631
Offers a look at smoking cessation interventions in primary and secondary healthcare. Suggestion that health professionals treat smoking as a vital sign on medical records; Role of health professionals in managing smoking; Treatments available for smokers including nicotine replacement therapy,...