A comparison of smoking cessation efforts in African Americans by resident physicians in a traditional and primary care internal medicine residency.

@article{Borum2000ACO,
  title={A comparison of smoking cessation efforts in African Americans by resident physicians in a traditional and primary care internal medicine residency.},
  author={Marie Leslie Borum},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={92 3},
  pages={131-5}
}
Tobacco use causes significant morbidity and mortality among African Americans. Physicians may inconsistently counsel patients against smoking. This retrospective chart review evaluated smoking cessation efforts in African Americans by internal medicine resident physicians in a traditional and a primary care residency program. One hundred twenty-nine African-American patients were evaluated by resident physicians in the traditional internal medicine residency. A tobacco use history was obtained… CONTINUE READING

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