What factors are important for pediatric residents' smoking cessation counseling of parents?

@article{Dodge2008WhatFA,
  title={What factors are important for pediatric residents' smoking cessation counseling of parents?},
  author={Rachel Anne Barnes Dodge and Michael D. Cabana and Mary Ann O'riordan and Amy M. Heneghan},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={237-43}
}
Pediatricians are expected to discuss the hazards of passive smoking and provide smoking cessation counseling (SCC) because passive smoking is known to have a direct negative effect on children's health. We conducted a cross-sectional survey of pediatric and medicine- pediatric residents at 2 training programs to identify resident-reported factors associated with higher confidence in and frequency of SCC. In this sample of 71 residents, 83% reported asking about parental smoking but only 36… CONTINUE READING