A smoking cessation intervention among tuberculosis patients in rural China.

@article{Lin2015ASC,
  title={A smoking cessation intervention among tuberculosis patients in rural China.},
  author={Yan Lin and Lin Song Wang and Lijuan Qiu and Qiong Huang and Q L Shu and H-X Lin and Xiaojun Meng and X-L Zeng and L-X Xiao and Tara Singh Bam and Chen-Yuan Chiang},
  journal={Public health action},
  year={2015},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          183-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the integration of a smoking cessation intervention into routine tuberculosis (TB) services. METHOD Consecutive TB patients registered from 1 March to 31 August 2010 were enrolled in an intervention for self-reported smoking to promote tobacco cessation during treatment for TB. Information on the harmful health effects of tobacco smoke and smoking and TB were provided to TB patients who self-reported as current smokers. Smoking status was reassessed at every follow-up… CONTINUE READING