Brief Advice Offered by Anesthetic Personnel to Encourage Smoking Cessation in Ambulatory Patients
What is it about?
This study demonstrates that a brief advice intervention by an anesthesiologist for smoking cessation could be successfully instigated to encourage the smokers to quit smoking as a routine preparation for ambulatory GIE patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital in a developing country.
Why is it important?
This study was to assess the effectiveness of brief advice offered by anesthetic personnel in quitting self-reported smoking in smoker patients who underwent GIE procedures in a developing country.
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