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Background Tobacco use is a major risk factor for recurrent stroke. The provision of cost-free quit smoking medications has been shown to be efficacious in increasing smoking abstinence in the general population. Objective The objective of this pilot study was to assess the feasibility and obtain preliminary data on the effectiveness of providing cost-free(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify multilevel correlates of former smoking in patients with cerebrovascular disease. DESIGN Secondary data analysis of the Canadian Community Health Survey. METHODS We used data from the 2007-2008 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS). Smoking status (former smoking vs smoker) was described by multilevel correlates of former(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the prognostic influence of cigarette smoking on stroke severity, disability, length of stay (LOS) in hospital, and mortality in different stroke types. METHODS A cohort separated by smoking status from the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network was analyzed using logistic regression while controlling for(More)
OBJECTIVE The main objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions (SCIs) for increasing cessation rates in smokers with cerebrovascular disease. DESIGN Systematic review. Two independent reviewers searched information sources and assessed studies for inclusion/exclusion criteria. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR(More)
BACKGROUND Research that explores stigma in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is limited. Productive cough, repeated lung infections, and periods of serious illness requiring hospitalizations are among common symptoms of CF. These symptoms may cause a negative perception by others. We developed a CF-specific Stigma Scale and tested its psychometric properties. METHODS(More)
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