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Nurse-Led Smoking-Cessation Program for Cancer Patients Doubled the Quit Rate

A smoking-cessation program run by an oncology clinical nurse specialist at Duke Cancer Center Raleigh has doubled the quit rate since its implementation in 2015. At the 43rd Oncology Nursing Society Congress, Susan Bruce, MSN, RN, OCN, AOCNS, CTTS, a cl
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added Jul 12, 2018 13:25
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[Hong Kong] Breastfeeding mothers stop nursing sooner when living with smokers

Nursing mothers who live with two or more smokers are more likely to stop breastfeeding sooner than those who live in nonsmoking households. In a Hong Kong-based study, researchers discovered that these mothers are at 30 percent higher risk for ending bre
EurekAlert
added Jun 28, 2018 21:39
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[UK] E-cigarettes in hospitals? What do HCPs think?

Daniel Ghinn reviews the online commentary among healthcare professionals following Public Health England’s advice that smokers should be encouraged to take up vaping instead. In February this year, Public Health England (PHE) published its annual evide
pharmaphorum (uk)
added May 10, 2018 18:35
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[UK] Smoking cessation services should be 'co-located' in gyms

A report from the Royal Society for Public Health has suggested that stop smoking services could be located in fitness facilities. The report, co-authored with fitness charity UKactive, surveyed more than 800 gym and leisure centre users as part of a wi
Nursing in practice (uk)
added May 10, 2018 17:16
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[UK] Midlands health visitors in new smoking cessation drive

Health visitors and smoking cessation experts at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to launch a new service for pregnant women and their families.
Nursing Times
added Apr 18, 2018 13:21
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[UK] Ten top tips on e-cigarettes for smoking cessation

Talk about e-cigarettes positively / Encourage e-cigarettes as a part of a quit attempt / Advise vapers that they are not alone / Get the nicotine strength right
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 13:59
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[New Zealand] Study of smoking among doctors and nurses shows very low smoking prevalence and Smokefree 2025 goal can be achieved

A new study on smoking trends among doctors and nurses in New Zealand finds smoking has declined steadily within these healthcare professions...New Zealand's Smokefree 2025 goal can be achieved among health care workers – doctors are already there, and g
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 12, 2018 14:52
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ARCHIVE: The Social and Political Context of the Tobacco Epidemic: Nursing Research and Scholarship on the Tobacco Industry

Nurses have been among the researchers worldwide who are studying tobacco industry activities and their role in policy and public health. This chapter reviews data sources, methods, and analytic approaches for conducting research using documents from the
Annual Review of Nursing Research
added Feb 6, 2018 17:20
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[UK] Leicester nurses take e-cigarette message to shoppers

Specialist nurses in Leicester will be promoting e-cigarettes to the public later this month, as part of efforts to boost smoking cessation. Lung cancer specialist nurses at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will run a stall at Beaumont Leys Sh
Nursing Times
added Nov 14, 2017 12:44
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[UK] National plan calls on nurses to ‘engage’ with smokers to quit

Nurses will have access to training on helping patients quit smoking as part of a new national anti-tobacco drive, which also calls on health professionals to promote cessation at every opportunity.
Nursing Times
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54
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