Introduction of new guidelines for emergency patients: motivational counselling among smokers

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Abstract

Smoking is the most important risk factor for morbidity and mortality in hospital patients. Patient contact with the healthcare system should include smoking cessation counselling. Emergency admissions are seldom given this opportunity. Objective: The aim of the study was to illustrate the implementation of motivational counselling in a department of acute surgery.
Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Respiratory Journal
Volume1
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)37-41
Number of pages5
ISSN1752-6981
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2007

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