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Semin Oncol Nurs. 2003 Nov;19(4):301-8.

International efforts in tobacco control.

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Royal College of Nursing, Hertfordshire, UK.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES:

To review international nursing involvement in tobacco control and discuss opportunities and challenges to enhance nurses' participation in decreasing tobacco-related morbidity and mortality.

DATA SOURCES:

Published literature and published and unpublished material developed by nurses in their tobacco control initiatives.

CONCLUSION:

Worldwide, nurses have been involved in tobacco control. However, many opportunities remain for involvement in the areas of education, research, and practice.

IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE:

There are numerous opportunities for nurses throughout the world to enhance their involvement in tobacco control.

PMID:
14702865
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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