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Quit in general practice: a cluster randomized trial of enhanced in-practice support for smoking cessation

Zwar, N. A.; Richmond, R. L.; Halcomb, E. J.; Furler, J. S.; Smith, J. P.; Hermiz, O.; Blackberry, I. D.; Jayasinghe, U. W.; Borland, R.


OBJECTIVES To evaluate the uptake and effectiveness of tailored smoking cessation support, provided primarily by the practice nurse (PN), and compare this to other forms of cessation support. METHODS Three arm cluster randomized controlled trial conducted in 101 general practices in Sydney and Melbourne involving 2390 smokers. The Quit with PN intervention was compared to Quitline referral and a usual care control group. Smoking cessation pharmacotherapy was recommended to all groups. Outcomes...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-02-09
Type: Journal article
Source: Family Practice
DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmu089


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