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Standardized tool for assessing smoking cessation counselling of physicians needed
 

Standardized tool for assessing smoking cessation counselling of physicians needed

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Of the five strategies used to categorize self-reported counselling behaviour by physicians, “ask” and “advise” are the most commonly employed to control tobacco use among patients, a new meta-analysis reports.
 
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30 Dec 2016 - General
 
It is better that they have developed a standardized tool to categorize in the assessment of smoking cessation counselling of the physicians. By this they can never go wrong and there will be one reference to have their results be based on. As being ...
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The article shares the details of a research study that was done to highlight the effective tools used by the physicians for counselling of tobacco cessation. According to the results, the two things that work the best are "ask" and "a...
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A recent meta-analysis report has shown that most common strategies to categorized the self-reported counseling behavior by physician are ask and advice. There is huge variation in assessment of these behaviors therefore it is recommended to develop ...
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