Irish Healthcare staff- Smoking, training and activity in treatment of tobacco dependence -an online survey

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2016-09
Authors
Keogan, S.
Burns, A.
Babineau, K.
Clancy, L.
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Tob. Prev. Cessation
Abstract
Ireland has strong tobacco control legislation but must get smokers to stop if the national plan of having a smoking prevalence of 5% by the year 2025 is possible. Involving all healthcare staff in this effort is regarded as important. We surveyed the present situation.
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An online survey was conducted of 1257 healthcare staff, 520 nurses, 440 doctors, 297 dentists in . 2014. The sample was accessed with the help of the Irish Nurses and Midwifes Organisation (INMO), Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) and the Irish Dental Association (IDA). The questionnaire addressed individual smoking habits and attitudes, training and practise with regard to smoking cessation
Keywords
Smoking, Tobacco, Healthcare staff
Citation
Keogan, S., Burns, A., Babineau, K., and Clancy, L. (2016). Irish Healthcare staff- Smoking, training and activity in treatment of tobacco dependence -an online survey. Tobacco Prevention & Cessation, 2(September), 73. https://doi.org/10.18332/tpc/64946
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