Cold Turkey. Reducing. Nicotine Base. Non Nicotine Base. Combination Therapy. CONCLUSION Achieved a 1 year quit rate of 28% among smokers who attended the smoking cessation clinic.
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Non Nicotine Base
AIM OF STUDY
To determine the effectiveness of nurse-clinician led smoking cessation clinic.
To identify factors associated with successful quit attempts.
Effectiveness Of Nurse-clinician
Led Smoking Cessation Clinic In Singapore
PRABHAKARAN Lathy, *CHOO Yee Mun,* Pyng Lee,** A Earnest,***
Nursing Service*, Respiratory Medicine**, & Clinical Epidemiology Unit***, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Number of Sticks Smoked per Day
May 99 to Oct 01
Mean Years Smoking 30 (SD17)
Subjects who smoked less then 11 sticks per day had higher quit rates.
Follow -Up Visit 20mins
Nicotine Addiction Score
Subject with low to moderate nicotine addiction score had higher quit rate.
Presence of Co-Morbidity
Quit rates were consistently higher in group with No co-morbid condition
Source Of Referral
Quit rates were higher in female throughout the study.
Self referral had higher quit rates
Previous Quit Attempt
Mean Age 48 (SD 17)
The quit rates were higher among those who were older (>60 years) throughout the study
Subjects with one and less quit attempt had higher quit rates.
Quite rates were higher in Malays’ throughout the study
Subjects on non-pharmaceutical method had higher quit rate.
Subjects who were married had higher quit rates then singles throughout the study.
FACTORS INFLUENCING SUCCESSFUL QUIT RATE
There were no clear relationship between education and successful quitting.