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Attitudes to smoking and smoking cessation among nurses

28 October 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article presents a literature review on smoking rates among nurses and the nursing role in promoting smoking cessation worldwide. Findings included wide...

How smoking can hinder fracture healing

02 July 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Patients commonly present to the emergency department (ED) with fractures. Since it is known that smoking is a contributory factor to delayed bone union, emergency...

Smoking cessation part 1: brief interventions

03 October 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article focuses on the national recommendations for brief interventions in smoking cessation advice and discusses how these guidelines can be incorporated into...

Smoking cessation part 2: nicotine replacement therapy

10 October 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This is the second of two articles on smoking cessation. It provides advice on helping a patient to choose an appropriate nicotine replacement therapy product.

Can we help people with schizophrenia stop smoking?

01 December 2005

Mental Health Practice

Health promotion

Rates of cardiovascular and respiratory disease are dramatically higher in people with schizophrenia compared to the general population. This may be partially...

Why do adults with schizophrenia have poorer physical health than the rest of the population?

01 December 2005

Mental Health Practice

General

Over the past 60 years research has shown that the prevalence of circulatory disorders, digestive diseases and diabetes mellitus are all significantly raised in...

Clinical governance for nurses: smoking cessation interventions

20 June 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To raise clinical governance issues by drawing on a Health Education Authority-sponsored review of the style, form and effect of a smoking cessation service in...

The dangers of smoking

31 March 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In the USA, some individuals are taking the giants of the tobacco industry to court and winning. Last month, Patricia Henley, 53, a lifelong smoker suffering from...

Cigarette smoking cessation using family interventions

01 March 2013

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

There has been little done to offer consistent support to people with schizophrenia to stop smoking. A case study is used to show how specialist advice and the use...

Establishing a smoking cessation support service

01 November 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Smoking cessation clinics are developing across the UK, prompted by a new drive to establish an evidence-based service for smokers who want to quit. Described here...