Clinician-delivered intervention to facilitate tobacco quitline use by surgical patients.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Telephone quitlines that provide counseling support are efficacious in helping cigarette smokers quit and have been widely disseminated; currently, they are underused. Surgery represents a teachable moment for smoking cessation, which can benefit surgical outcomes; however, few surgical patients receive smoking cessation interventions. This study… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e31820d868d

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@article{Warner2011CliniciandeliveredIT, title={Clinician-delivered intervention to facilitate tobacco quitline use by surgical patients.}, author={David O. Warner and Robert C. Klesges and Lowell C. Dale and Kenneth P. Offord and Darrell R. Schroeder and Yu Shi and Kristin Vickers and David R. Danielson}, journal={Anesthesiology}, year={2011}, volume={114 4}, pages={847-55} }