Supporting pregnant women to quit smoking: postal survey of New Zealand general practitioners and midwives' smoking cessation knowledge and practices.

@article{Glover2008SupportingPW,
  title={Supporting pregnant women to quit smoking: postal survey of New Zealand general practitioners and midwives' smoking cessation knowledge and practices.},
  author={Marewa Glover and Janine Paynter and Chris Bullen and Kay Kristensen},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 1270},
  pages={53-65}
}
AIM This study examined New Zealand general practitioners' (GPs) and midwives' smoking cessation knowledge and support offered to pregnant women who smoke. METHOD Postal survey of a random sample of 776 New Zealand GPs and midwives, undertaken between September and October 2006. RESULTS Responses were received from 39% (147/376) GPs and 57% (203/355) midwives. Almost all GPs indicated that they were involved in confirming pregnancy during the first trimester, compared with only 55% of… CONTINUE READING

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