Smoking cessation treatment by primary care physicians: An update and call for training.

@article{Schnoll2006SmokingCT,
  title={Smoking cessation treatment by primary care physicians: An update and call for training.},
  author={Robert Schnoll and Margaret Rukstalis and E. Paul Wileyto and Alexandra Elizabeth Shields},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={233-9}
}
BACKGROUND Public health and government organizations have invested considerably to increase physician adherence to smoking-cessation practice guidelines. METHODS A random sample of 2000 U.S. primary care physicians was ascertained from the American Medical Association (AMA) in 2002. Respondents (n = 1120, 62.3%) provided self-reported data about individual and practice characteristics and smoking-cessation practices. Data were analyzed in 2005. RESULTS Most primary care physicians (75… CONTINUE READING

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