General practice patients--their readiness to quit smoking.

  title={General practice patients--their readiness to quit smoking.},
  author={Nicholas A. Zwar and Robyn L. Richmond and Mark F. Harris},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  volume={37 1-2},
BACKGROUND This article examines the prevalence of smoking among general practice patients and assesses their stage of readiness to quit. METHOD Descriptive study involving eight general practice registrars working in teaching practices in metropolitan Sydney (New South Wales) who surveyed 1069 consecutive patients over 16 years of age to determine their… CONTINUE READING