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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Approach On Smoking Cessation By Training Public Health Providers [atenção Aos Tabagistas Pela Capacitação De Profissionais Da Rede Pública]
Author: de Azevedo R.C.S.
Higa C.M.H.
de Assumpcao I.S.A.M.
Fernandes R.F.
Boscolo M.M.
Frazatto C.R.G.
Goulart W.
Abstract: The study evaluated the results of a smoking cessation training program including 40 public health providers from November 2004 to March 2007. A total of 3,419 smokers received minimum individual intervention and 982 had group intervention. Of all 9.2% quit smoking. The main difficulties for smoking cessation reported by health providers were: low patient compliance (11%); lack of medications, (38%); and lack of health unit infrastructure/support (29%). The training allowed to reaching out a larger population through smoking cessation approaches at health units.
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Date Issue: 2008
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