Smoking cessation counseling in Qatar: community pharmacists’ attitudes, role perceptions and practices

@article{Hajj2012SmokingCC,
  title={Smoking cessation counseling in Qatar: community pharmacists’ attitudes, role perceptions and practices},
  author={Maguy Saffouh El Hajj and Reem Raad Al Nakeeb and Raja’a Ali Al-Qudah},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy},
  year={2012},
  volume={34},
  pages={667-676}
}
Background Smoking is a major public health problem in Qatar. The potential for community pharmacists to offer smoking cessation counseling in this country can be high. Objectives To determine the current smoking cessation practices of community pharmacists in Qatar, to examine their attitudes about tobacco use and smoking cessation, to evaluate their perceptions about performing professional roles with respect to smoking cessation and to assess their perceived barriers for smoking cessation… CONTINUE READING
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