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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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[UK] Helping patients to stop smoking?

There are three main types of medicine available on the NHS for people who want to stop smoking: nicotine replacement therapy (via gum, patches and lozenges), bupropion and varenicline While it’s better to stop smoking altogether, the NHS can also suppo
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 03:31
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[UK] Hospital nurses urged to highlight smoking risk to parents of children with severe asthma

Hospital nurses involved in discharging children after severe asthma attacks should broach the issue of environmental tobacco smoke with parents or carers, according to the authors of a major audit. Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke was one of the
Nursing Times
added Nov 29, 2016 21:32
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Webinar: Tobacco Regulation in the US: ANA’s Policy Work and FDA’s Authorities

Please join the American Nurses Association and the US Food and Drug Administration for a complimentary webinar. November 17, 2016 at 12 noon EST . . . About 7% of US RNs and approximately 17% of adult Americans still smoke cigarettes (Sarna et al, 2014
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 28, 2016 19:16
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[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
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Radon, Secondhand Smoke, and Children in the Home: Creating a Teachable Moment for Lung Cancer Prevention

There is a critical need to raise parental awareness on child health inequities related to the home exposure to radon and SHS. Public health nurses can create TMs for lung cancer prevention through greater awareness of the risks posed by radon and SHS al
Public Health Nursing
added Aug 31, 2016 14:31
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Three Indian nurses win President's Award

On Nurses' Day this year, Ms Lathy was one of three Indians who won the President's Award.... Ms Lathy, who has been a nurse for 31 years, developed TTSH's smoking cessation programme to help healthcare staff identify and refer smokers for counselling.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 5, 2016 12:49
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Smoking Cessation 1 Year or More: Experiences of Successful Quitters

The findings suggest that maintaining cessation for a year or more is shaped by biological, psychological, and social conditions, as reflected in the essences. The essences coalesced to a tipping point of motivation and conditions leading to sustained be
Journal of Addictions Nursing
added Sep 15, 2016 02:25
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[UK] Minister for public heath given World Health Organization Director-General Award

Public health minister Jane Ellison MP has been awarded the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Award for her efforts in overseeing the introduction of plain, standardised tobacco packaging. The award, which also recognises Ellison’s on-goi
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:55
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Are Nurses and Auxiliary Healthcare Workers Equally Effective in Delivering Smoking Cessation Support in Primary Care? [FREE FULL TEXT]

HCAs appear equally effective as nurses in supporting smoking cessation, although they do this with greater patient contact... Expanding the auxiliary healthcare worker role to include smoking cessation support could increase role satisfaction and reduce
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 9, 2016 14:13
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