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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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[UK] Midwives ‘need more training’ to address smoking in pregnancy

Midwives need more consistent training in how to communicate the harms of smoking to pregnant women, according to a new report. They also need more training in the use carbon monoxide monitors, said the report, published by Action on Smoking and Health
Nursing Times
added Jul 19, 2017 14:20
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Oregon Nurses Take On Big Tobacco

The Oregon Nurses Association says there's a reason: the tobacco industry spending heavily to influence laws and policies in the state. ONA points to Oregon's low cigarette tax as one example. A pair of association reps join us to flesh out details o
KSOR - Jefferson Public Radio, Southern Oregon University (SOU)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:39
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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 cessation 4 years prior to RA diagnosis associated with reduced mortality risk

enrolled 121,701 registered nurses in 1976 who answered questionnaires every 2 years. Among the nurses, 938 had incident rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There were 8,951 matched controls. Among those who smoked at baseline, 40% of participants with RA permane
Healio.com
added May 19, 2017 21:36
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Telemedicine Can Be an Effective Way to Help People Quit Smoking

Telemedicine holds promise as a convenient and effective way for healthcare practitioners to help people give up tobacco and nicotine, one group of clinicians demonstrated in a recent pilot study. The results of the study of “tele-nicotine,” which allow
Oncology Nursing News
added May 16, 2017 14:40
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[UK] Suspension for Chester care home nurse who injured resident in tobacco dispute

An experienced nurse who caused injury to a ‘vulnerable’ man at a Chester care home after a dispute over his tobacco allowance has been slapped with a suspension order by a health watchdog.
Chester Chronicle (uk)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:39
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SIEGEL: Nurses Get Into the Act: Smoking is No Worse than Vaping! Don't Commend Patients for Quitting Smoking Using E-Cigarettes

Apparently, irresponsible medical advice being given to smokers about quitting is not restricted to physicians. Nurses are getting in on the act and publicly making the most reckless medical recommendations to smokers. Two egregious examples highlight the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42
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[UK] SANDFORD: NHS needs to do more to tackle smoking

The huge financial burden caused by smoking provides a strong case for continued investment in smoking cessation and other tobacco control measures. Every year smoking in England results in over 37,000 deaths from cancer, 23,000 deaths from respiratory d
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:38
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Escape the vape: Health hazards of the latest nicotine craze [FREE FULL TEXT]

Patients need evidence-based, reliable, and effective solutions....Nurses must make sure that, as healthcare professionals and key stakeholders in this debate, we have the loudest voice.
Nursing
added Jan 18, 2017 18:59
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