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Creating smoke-free homes for children ($$)

Discussing passive smoking with parents is not always easy. A tool has been developed to equip nurses with the knowledge and confidence to tackle the issue
Nursing Times
added Mar 7, 2013 15:34

Getting 'unhooked': Smoking rates drop dramatically among registered nurses

"This decline is so important, not just for the health status of nurses but because studies continue to show that smoking by health care professionals sends a mixed message to patients," she said. The study used data on health care professionals from th
added Jan 8, 2014 07:33

[UK] WOODS: “Protect children from second-hand smoke in cars”

Health professionals are a key voice in government decision making, as they witness first-hand the effects health policies have on the population. Please watch the videos at and and let your MP know if you suppor
Nursing Times
added Nov 1, 2013 13:29

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

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.
added Jan 18, 2017 18:59

[Asia, India] IANS Talking to a nurse may persuade smokers to quit smoking

The research shows that self-reported quit rates increased when nurses and other staff members were trained to coach patients on how to stop smoking. "Hospitalisation is the perfect time to help people quit. They are more motivated and nurses can explai
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:34

[California] Brown vetoes bill seeking nursing home smoking ban

AB217 would have eliminated exceptions to California's prohibition on indoor workplace smoking and banned some outdoor smoking at nursing homes.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2012 20:41

Effectiveness of a School Nurse–Delivered Smoking-Cessation Intervention for Adolescents

added Oct 21, 2011 00:00

Number of Nurses Who Smoke Is Down: Report

The number of registered nurses in the United States who smoke fell by more than a third between 2003 and 2011, a new study shows. Researchers examined data collected from health professionals across the country and found no significant decline in smokin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:39

How to advise and refer inpatients who smoke

Inpatients often feel motivated to stop smoking, but are not always referred for support. A very brief advice and electronic referral system aimed to remedy this
Nursing Times
added Jan 10, 2013 10:39
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