A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of a nurse-provided intervention for hospitalised smokers.

@article{Nagle2005ARC,
  title={A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of a nurse-provided intervention for hospitalised smokers.},
  author={Amanda L Nagle and Michael John Hensley and Margot Jocelyn. Schofield and Alison J Koschel},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={
          285-91
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Does the provision of a nurse-based intervention lead to smoking cessation in hospital patients? METHODS At tertiary teaching hospital in Newcastle, Australia, 4,779 eligible (aged 18-80, admitted for at least 24 hours, and able to provide informed consent) and consenting (73.4%) in-patients were recruited into a larger cross-sectional survey. 1,422 (29.7%) smokers (in the last 12 months) were randomly assigned to control (n = 711) or intervention group (n = 711). The brief nurse… CONTINUE READING
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