The effects of counseling on smoking cessation in patients suffering from COPD

Background & Aim: Cigarette smoking is the primary risk factor for COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases). Smoking cessation is the most effective strategy for prevention or treatment of COPD. Counseling is a efficacious method for smoking cessation. One of the nurses’ roles is counseling...

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Main Authors: M Shaban, S Nejati, A Mehran, J Saidi
Format: Article
Published: Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2006-01-01
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