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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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[UK] 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.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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[UK] GAGE/MAYNARD: Smoke-free policies in psychiatric hospitals need resources

clinicians, mental health patient advocacy groups, and the tobacco industry have argued that encouragement of smoking cessation should not be a priority for people with severe mental health problems, and could even impede treatment for their conditions.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital

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). Published today in The Lancet Psychiatry, the st
EurekAlert
added Jun 15, 2017 00:05
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[Denmark] Regional authority to ban smoking breaks

Region Mid-Jutland is looking to become the first regional authority to ban public workers from smoking during work hours. Hospitals are already smoke-free, but Region Mid-Jutland now wants all its workers to adhere to the no-smoking policy.
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:22
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