Smoking cessation

Smoking cessation

Women and tobacco: background discussion paper and literature review: part II of a workng document for the second national works

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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Focuses on recent review articles, key documents provided by Health Canada and example research studies and program evaluations to highlight the issues discussed.

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SMOK.W66 1995

Smoking cessation training resource for prental and postpartum providers: needs assessment final report

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Canadian Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
1995
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Ottawa, ON

Identifies a clear need for smoking cessation training for prenatal and postpartum providers. Provides recommendations.

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SMOK.C36 1995

ABC of smoking cessation: assessment of dependence and motivation to stop smoking

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Robert West
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British Medical Journal
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2004
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London, UK

Provides tools for clinicians to assess both motivation to stop smoking and dependence in smokers.

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ISSN 14685833

ABC of smoking cessation: why people smoke

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Martin J. Jarvis
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British Medical Journal
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2004
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London, UK

Examines the social, economical, personal, and political influences that play a part in determining who starts smoking , who gives up, and who continues.

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Complementary therapies for quitting smoking

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Health Research and Education Foundation, Ltd.
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Health Research and Education Foundation, Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2004

Reports on the effectiveness of complementary therapies used by smokers trying to quit and cope with withdrawal symptoms and cravings. Based on Cochrane reviews.

Nicotine replacement and drug options for quitting smoking

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Health Research and Education Foundation Ltd.
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Informed Health Online
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2004
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Ashburton, Australia

Examines the effectiveness of nicotine replacement products and certains medications (including zyban) for helping people quit smoking and deal with withdrawal cravings and symptoms. Based on Cochrane reviews.

ABC of smoking cessation: the problem of tobacco smoking

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Richard Edwards
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British Medical Journal
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2004
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London, UK

Explores the reasons why smokers smoke, how health professional can help them to quit, and how to reduce the prevalence of smoking more generally.

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Women's Initiative in Tobacco

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Governmental Body
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English
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Advocacy

Forms an initiative of the Calgary Regional Health Authority and is a part of a multi-faceted tobacco reduction strategy. Seeks to build the capacity of the community, empower young women, and encourage unique health promotion approaches to reduce tobacco use (target population of WINIT is females aged 11 to 18). Site provides quitting tips, links to other sites, and resources.

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(403) 943-5465
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publicweb@calgaryhealthregion.ca
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10101 Southport RD SW
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Calgary
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Alberta
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T2W 3N2

Women and the tobacco epidemic: challenges for the 21st century

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Jonathan M. Samet
Soon-Young Yoon
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2001
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Canada

Contributes to the global effort to confront and control the tobacco epidemic. Reviews the most current data and provides overviews concerning the global situation. Examines topics which range from prevalence of tobacco use among women and girls to addiction and treatment. Also deals with the critical issues of national economic policy, international treaties and strategies for mobilization at regional and international levels. Addresses concerns of tobacco control policymakers, public health advocates, economic planners, as well as women leaders.

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Nicotine replacement therapy during pregnancy

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Motherisk
Gideon Koren
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Motherisk
Publication Date: 
2001
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Toronto, ON

Describes the findings of two studies, one Danish and one performed by Motherisk, on the effectiveness of nicotine replacement therapy for first trimester pregnant women to quit smoking.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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