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Smoking cessation: complexities and barriers

Smoking cessation: complexities and barriers

Dury, Rona (2022) Smoking cessation: complexities and barriers. Journal of Community Nursing, 36 (3):16. pp. 62-65. ISSN 0140-0908

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Smoking has been described as one of the most preventable causes of ill health and death. Smoking cessation can be difficult to achieve for the health care professional when suppporting a patient to stop smoking. This is due to the addictive properties of nicotine and also the pleasuarable associations that a person may have with regard to their smoking habit. These aspects increase the complexities of supporting smoking cessation. Despite these barriers nurse led smoking cessation has been found to be an effective tool in assisting smoking cessation

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: smoking cessation; community nursing; health promotion
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RB Pathology
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Health Sciences (HEA)
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2022 14:28

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