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Quit in General Practice: a cluster randomised trial of enhanced in-practice support for smoking cessation

Zwar, Nicholas; Richmond, Robyn; Halcomb, Elizabeth; Furler, John; Smith, Julie; Hermiz, Oshana; Blackberry, Irene; Borland, Ron


BACKGROUND This study will test the uptake and effectiveness of a flexible package of smoking cessation support provided primarily by the practice nurse (PN) and tailored to meet the needs of a diversity of patients. METHODS/DESIGN This study is a cluster randomised trial, with practices allocated to one of three groups 1) Quit with Practice Nurse 2) Quitline referral 3) GP usual care. PNs from practices randomised to the intervention group will receive a training course in smoking cessation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010-08-12
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Family Practice
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2296-11-59


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