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REFRESH—reducing families' exposure to secondhand smoke in the home: a feasibility study
Providing mothers who smoke with personalised results about the indoor air quality of their homes along with a motivational interview is feasible and has an effect on improving household air quality.
Factors influencing exposure to secondhand smoke in preschool children living with smoking mothers.
- L. Mills, S. Semple, S. Turner
- MedicineNicotine & tobacco research : official journal of…
- 1 December 2012
Interventions and policy development to increase parental awareness of the health effects of SHS and provide parents with the confidence to implement smoke-free households are required to reduce the SHS exposure of preschool age children.
Land and freedom: the MST, the Zapatistas, and peasant alternatives to neoliberalism
- R. O’Donnell
- Political Science
- 2 September 2014
'I'm not doing this for me': mothers' accounts of creating smoke-free homes.
The changes in home smoking behaviour were incremental, yet beneficial to reducing SHS exposure, and related to the nature of the restrictions and personal circumstances in the home pre-intervention.
Measuring for change: A multi-centre pre-post trial of an air quality feedback intervention to promote smoke-free homes.
Reducing Children ’ s Exposure to Second Hand Smoke in the Home A Literature
Stigma and Smoking in the Home: Parents’ Accounts of Using Nicotine Replacement Therapy to Protect Their Children from Second-Hand Smoke
- Grace Lewis, N. Rowa-Dewar, R. O’Donnell
- Psychology, MedicineInternational journal of environmental research…
- 1 June 2020
A thematic analysis of parents’ accounts of attempting to abstain from smoking at home, using nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), in disadvantaged areas of Edinburgh and the Lothians suggests that stigma may act both as an enabler and barrier in this group.
‘I Was Smoking a Lot More during Lockdown Because I Can’: A Qualitative Study of How UK Smokers Responded to the Covid-19 Lockdown
- R. O’Donnell, D. Eadie, M. Stead, R. Dobson, S. Semple
- Medicine, PsychologyInternational journal of environmental research…
- 28 May 2021
Most participants found lockdown increased the amount of time spent at home, where stresses associated with confinement, curtailment of social routines, removal of barriers and distractions to smoking due to home working, and feelings of boredom all contributed to increased smoking.
Characterising the Exposure of Prison Staff to Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke
- S. Semple, H. Sweeting, E. Demou, Greig Logan, R. O’Donnell, K. Hunt
- MedicineAnnals of work exposures and health
- 16 July 2017
This is the most comprehensive assessment of prison workers’ exposure to SHS in the world and should be considered when deciding on the best approach to provide prison staff with a safe and healthy working environment.