Attitudes towards smoking and tobacco control among pre-clinical medical students in Malaysia.

@article{Tee2012AttitudesTS,
  title={Attitudes towards smoking and tobacco control among pre-clinical medical students in Malaysia.},
  author={Guat Hiong Helen Tee and Noran Naqiah Hairi and Farizah Mohd Hairi},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={1126-1128}
}
Physicians should play a leading role in combatting smoking; information on attitudes of future physicians towards tobacco control measures in a middle-income developing country is limited. Of 310 future physicians surveyed in a medical school in Malaysia, 50% disagreed that it was a doctor's duty to advise smokers to stop smoking; 76.8% agreed that physicians should not smoke before advising others not to smoke; and 75% agreed to the ideas of restricting the sale of cigarettes to minors… CONTINUE READING

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