Cessation treatment adherence and smoking abstinence in patients after acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Grandi2016CessationTA,
  title={Cessation treatment adherence and smoking abstinence in patients after acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Sonia M. Grandi and Mark J. Eisenberg and Lawrence Joseph and Jennifer Lee O'Loughlin and Gilles Paradis and Kristian B Filion},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={173},
  pages={35-40}
}
BACKGROUND Previous trials examining the use of bupropion for smoking cessation therapy after myocardial infarction (MI) have been inconclusive. To understand better the observed lack of effectiveness of bupropion in this population, we examined abstinence rates by level of adherence across treatment groups. METHODS We used data from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of bupropion in smokers (n = 388) hospitalized with MI to study the association of interest. Patients were… CONTINUE READING

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