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Przegl Lek. 2006;63(10):1080-2.

[Anti-nicotine education applied in relation of parents of the diseased children on chronic allergic diseases of respiratory system].

[Article in Polish]

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  • 1Katedra i Klinika Chorób Płuc, Nowotworów i Gruźlicy, Collegium Medicum w Bydgoszczy, Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu.


The allergies of respiratory system are at children the frequent illnesses. Among favorable them factors, risk on passive smoking tobacco can be also. Passive smoking is defined as risk non-smoking on tobacco smoke in environment. Recent reports represent that smoking in home environment tobacco increase on passive smokers' asthma morbidity, especially children in school age. It in it was report the necessity of leadership of anti-nicotine education was underlined in the face of smoking parents. It bets that she should motivate she better parents to cessation smoking, using authority of doctor and love parental. Acting we decided with these principles to analyze effectiveness two year anti-nicotine education which be applied in the face of all treated smoking parents of children with reason of chronic allergic diseases of respiratory system in out-patients. The study comprised parents of 146 children at the Allergy out-Patients clinic, who were diagnosed and cured in years 2003-2005. Generally were 292 persons. The children be treated with reason of bronchial asthma and allergic rhinitis. It the data on subject of smoking of tobacco were collected was on basis of interview got from parents during visits at information bureau on beginning the treatment the children, in his track as well as after two years of education. The anti-nicotine education was applied by whole period of observation during routine medical visits. In moment beginning of treatment in studied group the parents' and education children (n = 292) it 79 the parents' couple did not smoke. Smoking parents among remaining 67 steams were. From among them parents 13 children smoked both, only father in 36 cases smoked and mother in remaining 18 parents' couple smoked. 80 parents smoked with generally. 63 persons after two years of anti-nicotine education the nonsmoking committed one from group smoking. 22 persons among them were from among 24 fathers and 17 mothers' peer in which smoked both parents. Remaining smoking and non-smoking parents granted that children tried to restrain to minimum stay in environment smoking. We on basis of received results to affirm that child's disease has on parents' behaviour essential influence can. It in child was affirmed was all analyzed situations characteristic decrease number with diseased child of smokers' families. Recapitulating anti-nicotine education of the children's parents diseased on chronic allergic diseases of respiratory system is very good restrictive agent their exposition on smoking the tobacco. Contemporaneously in effective way influences on decisions of adults about cessation smoking and the healthy style of life promotes.

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