Predictors of smoking cessation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Results of a randomized trial with 5-year follow-up.

@article{Rigotti1994PredictorsOS,
  title={Predictors of smoking cessation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Results of a randomized trial with 5-year follow-up.},
  author={Nancy A. Rigotti and Kathleen McKool and Saul Shiffman},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={120 4},
  pages={287-93}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the efficacy of a smoking cessation program for inpatients recovering from coronary artery bypass graft surgery and to identify predictors of cessation. DESIGN Randomized, controlled clinical trial. SETTING Postoperative cardiac surgery unit of a large teaching hospital. PATIENTS Patients scheduled for coronary artery bypass surgery by participating surgeons between 1 July 1986 and 1 July 1987 who had smoked 1 or more packs of cigarettes in the 6 months before admission… CONTINUE READING