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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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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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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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[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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Nursing Professor's Study of Anti-Tobacco Campaign Underscores Power of Community Action

An anti-smoking intervention implemented and studied by University of Kentucky College of Nursing assistant professor Amanda Fallin recently proved effective in counteracting pro-tobacco promotions and ending the presence of free or low-cost tobacco produ
University of Kentucky
added Jan 26, 2016 23:59
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[Florida] Reasons Behind Nurse's Smoking Take Center Stage as Trial Against Tobacco Makers Opens

Mary Howles, 73, a nurse for more than two decades, began smoking in the 1950s and continued the habit until 1991, four years before doctors diagnosed her with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. She claims tobacco marketing a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:40
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Nurses call for urgent tobacco plain packaging laws in NZ after Australia wins legal battle

Smokers hooked in by tobacco marketing are predominantly young, Māori and female, the Nurses Organisation says. Nurses are calling on the Government to immediately introduce plain packaging for tobacco, following a landmark court decision in Australia.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 19, 2015 01:46
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[Australia, New Zealand, Singapore] NZNO calls for tobacco plain packaging in NZ

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is delighted to see that the Australian Government has won the legal case brought against them by tobacco giant Philip Morris over plain packaging laws. Philip Morris was attempting to sue the Australian Governm
Voxy (nz)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:47
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