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[Australia] Perth hospital calls in the smoking police

Health authorities are conducting a “smoking police” trial at QEII Medical Centre to catch recalcitrant smokers. The six-month trial, which started in July, involves a dedicated security officer “reminding” smokers that the campus is smoke free.
West Australian (au)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:20
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[Massachusetts] BIDH–Milton to ban all tobacco use

The smoking light will go out for good Nov. 17 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton. That’s when smoking will be banned everywhere on the hospital’s 20-acre campus. In addition to cigarettes and cigars, the ban extends to chewing tobacco and snuff, e
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Sep 7, 2017 22:48
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Perioperative tobacco use treatments: putting them into practice [FREE FULL TEXT]

This review examines the principles of tobacco use treatment, the rationale for tobacco use treatment in the perioperative period, and how treatment can be incorporated into the routine care of surgical patients. The discipline of implementation science h
British Medical Journal
added Sep 7, 2017 15:05
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] In Jambi, people smoking in public places may face hefty fines

The Jambi administration is working on programs to publicize a newly passed bylaw that prohibits smoking in public places. Taking effect on Sept.1, the bylaw imposes a Rp 100,000 (US$7.50) fine on anyone found guilty of smoking in public places. Jambi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 4, 2017 22:21
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Great moments in health care: cigarettes being sold at hospital bedside. 1960s?

Twitter
added Sep 4, 2017 14:36
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[UK-Wales] Call for more to be done to stop people with mental health problems smoking

New statistics show people with long-standing mental health conditions are almost twice as likely to smoke - 36% compared to 19% of the general population. Smoking can often make conditions such as depression or anxiety worse, and the Royal College of
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:17
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[Burma/Myanmar] Medical universities review no-smoking campaign

Only five of the 16 medical universities that designated smoke-free areas in their campuses in 2016 have been successful in implementing the initiative, according to an anti-smoking advocate. Representatives of the 16 universities held a two-day worksho
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Aug 28, 2017 22:28
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness on display by hospital smokers

Sir, – A few weeks ago my wife and I had the pleasure of having a baby boy in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. Unfortunately he contracted an infection and had to stay in for a week. I would like to thank all the staff in the neonatal department for their e
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:23
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Accuracy of self-reported smoking abstinence in clinical trials of hospital-initiated smoking interventions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions In the United States, high rates (40%) of recently hospitalized smokers enrolled in smoking cessation trials fail biochemical verification of their self-reported abstinence.
Addiction
added Aug 25, 2017 18:08
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[UK] Milton Keynes Hospital to become a No Smoking Zone

Joe Harrison, the CEO for Milton Keynes University Hospital, has confirmed during an interview with MKFM that the hospital will become a smoke-free zone from Monday 2nd of October. During the interview, which will be aired on MKFM next week, Joe said ''
Mkfm 106.3 (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 17:59
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