Document Detail


Guidelines for conducting a hospital-based smoker's consult service.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1771004     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thirty percent of all hospital admissions are smokers. Hospitals are quickly becoming smoke-free facilities. Individuals hospitalized for medical ailments associated with smoking might have increased motivation to quit in a smoke-free hospital. This article outlines a method to conduct a smoker's consult service. There are four treatment intervention phases: (1) consultation; (2) detoxification; (3) cessation; and (4) recovery-follow-up. The entire consultation and intervention will take approximately 2 hours. The organized smoker's consult service is a necessary component to a successful hospital-based intervention. Eliminating tobacco addiction with hospitalized patients is a movement toward the goal of a smoke-free society.
Authors:
E Holmes; J M Mateczun; R J Pentzien
Related Documents :
6872604 - Reducing smoking in the hospital. an effective model program.
7663814 - Impact of chart reminders on smoking cessation practices of pulmonary physicians.
2462354 - Ameliorating effect of an interferon inducer polyinosinic-polycytidylic acid on bleomyc...
17760544 - Mechanical therapy with adjunctive minocycline microspheres reduces red-complex bacteri...
3429814 - Emergency department thoracotomy for traumatic cardiac arrest.
17950504 - Recruitment to research studies in maternity hospitals: an example from the early birth...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Guideline; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Military medicine     Volume:  156     ISSN:  0026-4075     ISO Abbreviation:  Mil Med     Publication Date:  1991 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-02-27     Completed Date:  1992-02-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984771R     Medline TA:  Mil Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  585-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 20814-5000.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ancillary Services, Hospital / standards*
Humans
Nicotine / adverse effects
Patient Admission*
Smoking / prevention & control*,  psychology
Smoking Cessation / methods*
United States
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
54-11-5/Nicotine

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Early discharge of mothers and infants following vaginal childbirth.
Next Document:  Live fire testing: assessing blunt impact and acceleration injury vulnerabilities.