Smoking-cessation counseling in the home. Attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors of home healthcare nurses.

@article{Borrelli2001SmokingcessationCI,
  title={Smoking-cessation counseling in the home. Attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors of home healthcare nurses.},
  author={Belinda Borrelli and Jacklyn P Hecht and George D. Papandonatos and Karen M. Emmons and L R Tatewosian and David B Abrams},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={272-7}
}
BACKGROUND Despite advances in smoking treatment, cessation rates remain stagnant, possibly a function of the lack of new channels to reach heavily addicted smokers. This cross-sectional study examined home care nurses' attitudes, beliefs, and counseling behaviors regarding counseling their home care patients who smoke. METHODS Home healthcare nurses (N=98) from the Visiting Nurse Association of Rhode Island were randomly selected to participate in a study helping home-bound medically ill… CONTINUE READING

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