Acceptability and impact of a partial smoking ban in a psychiatric hospital.

@article{Etter2007AcceptabilityAI,
  title={Acceptability and impact of a partial smoking ban in a psychiatric hospital.},
  author={Manuela Etter and Jean-François Etter},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={
          64-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The acceptability and impact of partial smoking bans in psychiatric hospitals are not well documented. We assessed the impact of a partial smoking ban in a psychiatric hospital in Switzerland. METHODS Before the intervention, smoking was not allowed in bedrooms and dining rooms, but this ban was not enforced. The intervention consisted of banning smoking everywhere, except in dedicated smoking rooms. Patients and staff were surveyed before (October 2003, 49 patients and 57 staff… CONTINUE READING
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