Decreased Awareness of Current Smoking Among Health Care Providers of HIV-positive Compared to HIV-negative Veterans

@article{Crothers2007DecreasedAO,
  title={Decreased Awareness of Current Smoking Among Health Care Providers of HIV-positive Compared to HIV-negative Veterans},
  author={Kristina Crothers and Joseph L. Goulet and Maria C. Rodriguez-Barradas and MS Cynthia L. Gibert and MS Adeel A. Butt and Ronald S. Braithwaite and Robin Peck and PhD Amy C. Justice},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={749-754}
}
Cigarette smoking is an important risk factor for morbidity and mortality in HIV-positive patients on combination antiretroviral therapy. To determine whether awareness of smoking differs between HIV and non-HIV providers, and to identify factors associated with failure to recognize current smoking. Observational study. 801 HIV-positive and 602 HIV-negative patients, 72 HIV and 71 non-HIV providers enrolled in the Veterans Aging Cohort 5 Site Study. Data sources included patient and provider… CONTINUE READING

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