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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.|
de Assumpcao I.S.A.M.
|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.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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