Integrating evidence-based tobacco cessation interventions in free medical clinics: opportunities and challenges.

@article{Foley2012IntegratingET,
  title={Integrating evidence-based tobacco cessation interventions in free medical clinics: opportunities and challenges.},
  author={Kristie M Long Foley and Jessica Richardson Pockey and Donald W Helme and Eun-young Song and Kate Stewart and Cindy Jones and John G Spangler and Erin L. Sutfin},
  journal={Health promotion practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={687-95}
}
BACKGROUND Free medical clinics serve a critical role in health care delivery of America's uninsured population, who are less likely to receive tobacco cessation counseling and 1½ times more likely than the general population to use tobacco. The authors evaluate the opportunities for and challenges to implementing the U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for tobacco cessation in free clinics. METHODS Six free clinics participated in this pilot study. Five objectives were targeted… CONTINUE READING
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