Australian nurses ’ smoking behaviour , knowledge and attitude towards providing smoking cessation care to their patients

@inproceedings{Nagle1999AustralianN,
  title={Australian nurses ’ smoking behaviour , knowledge and attitude towards providing smoking cessation care to their patients},
  author={Amanda L Nagle and Margot Schofield and Sally Redman},
  year={1999}
}
This study examined smoking-related knowledge, attitudes and practices of hospital-based nurses. The specific aims were: to determine the prevalence of self-reported smoking and the characteristics of hospital nurses who smoke; to describe nurses’ knowledge of the health risks of smoking and strategies which aid quitting; and to describe their attitudes to smoking and quitting and providing smoking cessation care. The sample was formed from all direct-care nurses from six large hospitals in the… CONTINUE READING