A pilot study of concurrent lead and cotinine screening for childhood tobacco smoke exposure: effect on parental smoking.

@article{Joseph2014APS,
  title={A pilot study of concurrent lead and cotinine screening for childhood tobacco smoke exposure: effect on parental smoking.},
  author={Anne Joseph and Sharon Yvonne Murphy and Janet A. Thomas and Kolawole Stephen Okuyemi and Dorothy M Hatsukami and Qi Wang and Anna Briggs and Brandon L. Doyle and Jonathan P. Winickoff},
  journal={American journal of health promotion : AJHP},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={316-20}
}
PURPOSE To investigate whether a biomarker screening approach for tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) conducted concurrently with lead screening at well-child visits would increase parental smoking cessation and implementation of home smoking restrictions. DESIGN Observational, quasi-experimental. SETTING Pediatric clinic in Minneapolis, Minnesota. SUBJECTS Eighty parents who smoked and their children presenting for well-child visits. INTERVENTION Children in the intervention group had serum… CONTINUE READING