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  1. Fulltext. A nurse-managed smoking cessation program for hospitalized smokers.

    Article - En anglais



    This study evaluated a nurse-managed smoking cessation program for smokers hospitalized for a variety of conditions.


    Hospitalized patients who smoked prior to hospitalization and who were motivated to quit (n=660) were randomized to intervention or usual-care groups and followed for the next year.

    The intervention included a meeting with the nurse-care manager ; the use of a videotape, workbook, relaxation audiotape, and nicotine replacement therapy ; and nurse-initiated phone contacts after discharge.


    The 12-month confirmed cessation rates were 21% and 31% for, respectively, the usual-care and intervention groups (odds ratio=1.7 ; 95% confidence interval=1.1,2.3).


    A nurse-managed smoking cessation intervention can significantly increase cessation rates for hospitalized patients.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme, Milieu hospitalier, Fumeur, Sevrage toxique, Infirmier, Programme sanitaire, Evaluation, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Personnel sanitaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tobacco smoking, Hospital environment, Smoker, Poison withdrawal, Nurse, Sanitary program, Evaluation, Human, United States, North America, America, Health staff

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0032195

    Code Inist : 002B18I15. Création : 21/05/1997.