Risk groups and predictors of short-term abstinence from smoking in patients with coronary heart disease
Heart & Lung; The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 05/14/2012
Berndt N et al. – One third of cardiac patients are at high risk of continuing smoking after hospital discharge because of an unfavorable smoking and disease history and a poor social cognitive profile. Interventions for cardiac patients should address risk profiles to achieve long–term abstinence.