Nursing intervention and smoking cessation: A meta-analysis.

  title={Nursing intervention and smoking cessation: A meta-analysis.},
  author={Virginia Rice},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  volume={28 6},
  • Virginia Rice
  • Published 1999 in Heart & lung : the journal of critical care
OBJECTIVE To determine with meta-analysis the effects of nursing-delivered smoking cessation interventions. RESULTS Fifteen studies comparing nursing intervention with a control or usual care found intervention to significantly increase the odds of smoking cessation. There was heterogeneity among the study results, but pooling by using a random effects model did not alter the estimate of effect. There was no evidence from indirect comparison that interventions classified as intensive had a… CONTINUE READING


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