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[Australia] Man, 22, accused of king hitting a respected Melbourne heart surgeon after he was asked to 'stop smoking' outside a hospital fails to show in court

Joseph Esmaili, 22, was due to face the Melbourne Magistrate's Court on Friday He allegedly punched Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, 41, outside a hospital The father-of-two was rushed to trauma, his life support turned off a month later
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:26
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[Asia, India] Health department wants tobacco firm to build government hospitals

BENGALURU: A recent move by the Karnataka health and family welfare department exploring a partnership with a tobacco major to build super specialty government hospitals has sparked a controversy, with public health activists terming it a case of conflict
Times of India
added Jul 11, 2017 21:56
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[Canada] Sydney man wants tickets issued for lighting up on hospital grounds

David Butler, 70, said he visits the regional hospital once a month ...He said the number of cigarette butts and people smoking outside — sometimes within a few metres of the main entrance — have really started to trouble him. He'd like to see fines intro
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:19
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Stricter anti-tobacco laws go into effect

Key measures in this law include a ban on selling tobacco products to people aged under 20... There is also a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising and marketing, and on tobacco businesses conducting corporate social responsibility activities. Sponso
The Nation (th)
added Jul 5, 2017 19:04
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[Australia] Box Hill heart surgeon Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann dies four weeks after alleged one-punch assault

The respected surgeon was heading home after work when he became involved in an altercation with a man. It is understood he was concerned about people smoking near the hospital entrance when the alleged assault occurred.
The Age (au)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:13
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Effect of Intensive Personalized “5As+5Rs” Intervention on Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Not Ready to Quit Immediately: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Given its effectiveness demonstrated in this prospective study, this intervention in hospitalized ACS smokers might have the potential to substantially improve the cessation rate of ACS patients who are not ready to quit smoking immediately.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2017 18:12
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[UK] A smoking cessation intervention for staff in mental health services

An NHS trust providing specialist mental health services has put in place a smoke-free policy and supported staff to either abstain from smoking while at work or stop smoking completely. This article describes the intervention, which was carried out by s
Nursing Times
added Jun 20, 2017 10:11
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Smoking Ban Appeared to Cut Violence in British Mental Hospitals

A 39% decline in the number of physical assaults per month was reported at the four hospitals after the indoor and outdoor smoke-free policy was put in place, reported Debbie Robson, RMN, PhD, of King's College London, and colleagues in in Lancet Psychia
MedPage Today
added Jun 20, 2017 20:02
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[UK] Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital

New King’s College London research reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults - both between patients and towards staff - following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM).
King's College London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:08
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Effect of implementation of a smoke-free policy on physical violence in a psychiatric inpatient setting: an interrupted time series analysis

Introduction of a comprehensive smoke-free policy appeared to reduce the incidence of physical assaults. Adequately resourced smoke-free policies could be part of broader violence reduction strategies in psychiatric settings.
Science Direct
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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