Tackling tobacco: a call to arms for remote area nurses

Robertson, Jan (2010) Tackling tobacco: a call to arms for remote area nurses. Contemporary Nurse, 37 (1). pp. 49-56.

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Abstract

Tobacco-related conditions contribute significantly to the health gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Smoking rates in Australia's Indigenous population has failed to decline even though smoking rates in Australia have declined in general. In some Indigenous communities, smoking rates remain very high. This paper outlines a project to investigate appropriate strategies to assist Indigenous smokers to quit and the important role nurse can play.

Item ID: 17374
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: tobacco; interventions; Indigenous; remote; nurses
ISSN: 1037-6178
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2011 23:37
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1110 Nursing > 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified @ 50%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111701 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920210 Nursing @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9203 Indigenous Health > 920302 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health Status and Outcomes @ 50%
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