Implementation of a clinical practice guideline for smoking cessation in a public antenatal care setting.

@article{Flenady2008ImplementationOA,
  title={Implementation of a clinical practice guideline for smoking cessation in a public antenatal care setting.},
  author={Vicki Flenady and Julie Macphail and Karen New and Paul Devenish-Meares and Julie Smith},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={
          552-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Despite high level evidence showing that antenatal smoking cessation programs are effective in reducing the number of women who smoke during pregnancy and the number of low birthweight and preterm births, few Australian hospitals have adopted a systematic approach to assist pregnant women to stop smoking. AIMS The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a smoking cessation guideline, developed specifically for clinicians providing antenatal care in public maternity… CONTINUE READING
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