Smoking cessation interventions and older adults.

  title={Smoking cessation interventions and older adults.},
  author={Daniel M Doolan and Erika Sivarajan Froelicher},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular nursing},
  volume={23 3},
Older adults suffer a large proportion of the health consequences from smoking and can greatly benefit their health by quitting smoking. This article examines the current state of research and practice for older adults and smoking cessation interventions. For over 17 years, the health care literature has mandated that people of all ages be provided with smoking cessation interventions. However, smoking cessation interventions are offered to older adults at suboptimal rates. Nurses, especially… CONTINUE READING

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