Randomized controlled trial of a midwife-delivered brief smoking cessation intervention in pregnancy.

@article{Hajek2001RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized controlled trial of a midwife-delivered brief smoking cessation intervention in pregnancy.},
  author={Peter Hajek and Robert West and Anna See-Wing Lee and J A - Stryker Foulds and Lesley Owen and John Richard Eiser and Norhisham Bin Main},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2001},
  volume={96 3},
  pages={485-94}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of a brief smoking cessation intervention with pregnant women practicable routinely by midwives. DESIGN Midwives were randomized to deliver the experimental intervention or usual care. The 10-15-minute intervention was based on brief counselling, written materials, arrangements for continuing self-help support and feedback on expired-air carbon monoxide levels. The intervention was tailored to the women's needs: those who did not want to stop smoking… CONTINUE READING

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