Self-reported tobacco smoking practices among medical students and their perceptions towards training about tobacco smoking in medical curricula: A cross-sectional, questionnaire survey in Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Sreeramareddy2010SelfreportedTS,
  title={Self-reported tobacco smoking practices among medical students and their perceptions towards training about tobacco smoking in medical curricula: A cross-sectional, questionnaire survey in Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh},
  author={Chandrashekhar T. Sreeramareddy and Sushil Kumar Kundanlal Suri and Ritesh G. Menezes and H. N. Harsha Kumar and Mahbubur Rahman and Md Rakeb-Ul Islam and Xavier V Pereira and Mohsin Shah and Brijesh Sathian and Ullasa Shetty and Vina Ravi Vaswani},
  booktitle={Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Tobacco smoking issues in developing countries are usually taught non-systematically as and when the topic arose. The World Health Organisation and Global Health Professional Student Survey (GHPSS) have suggested introducing a separate integrated tobacco module into medical school curricula. Our aim was to assess medical students' tobacco smoking habits, their practices towards patients' smoking habits and attitude towards teaching about smoking in medical schools. METHODS A cross… CONTINUE READING
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