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Existing smoking cessation treatments are challenged by low engagement and high relapse rates, suggesting the need for more innovative, accessible, and interactive treatment strategies. Twitter is a Web-based platform that allows people to communicate with each other throughout the day using their phone.
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Background-Financial incentives for smoking cessation and use of evidence-based therapy may increase quit rates and reduce health and economic disparities. Methods-We randomized a low-income populatio...
Perceived social support and smoking cues, such as cigarette availability, are important factors that affect smoking cessation outcomes. However, very few studies examine the influences of social supp...
Randomized controlled trials have shown that inpatient tobacco cessation interventions are highly efficacious and cost-effective. However, the degree to which smoking interventions implemented in nonr...
Despite growing evidence of the impact of smoking on diabetes complications, people with type 2 diabetes still smoke at high rates and little is known about the specific barriers to quit smoking in th...
Individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) smoke at disproportionately higher rates than those without SMI, have lifespans 25-32 years shorter, and thus bear an especially large burden of tobacco...
This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention to help people to quit smoking throughout an chat bot compared with usual assistance to increase long-term rates of nicotin...
This project will generate knowledge about the effectiveness of Enhanced Chronic Care, an intervention designed to enhance treatment use and smoking abstinence in Veterans who are initiall...
Background: Smoking causes a variety of health problems and causes burden to healthcare systems. Even when support is provided, local data suggest that around 50% of biochemically confirme...
The purpose of this study is to test two quit smoking therapies and to study brain function while each therapy is being used. You will be randomly assigned (like flipping a coin) to one of...
Rates of cigarette smoking in the military are high. Tobacco telephone quit lines are telephone-based services that provide information and guidance to people who want to quit smoking. Thi...
Housing for groups of patients, children, or others who need or desire emotional or physical support. They are usually established as planned, single housekeeping units in residential dwellings that provide care and supervision for small groups of residents, who, although unrelated, live together as a family.
The initial life support care of the severely injured patient.
Computer-based information systems used to integrate clinical and patient information and provide support for decision-making in patient care.
A decrease in the incidence and frequency of SMOKING. Smoking reduction differs from SMOKING CESSATION in that the smoker continues to smoke albeit at a lesser frequency without quitting.
A strategy for purchasing health care in a manner which will obtain maximum value for the price for the purchasers of the health care and the recipients. The concept was developed primarily by Alain Enthoven of Stanford University and promulgated by the Jackson Hole Group. The strategy depends on sponsors for groups of the population to be insured. The sponsor, in some cases a health alliance, acts as an intermediary between the group and competing provider groups (accountable health plans). The competition is price-based among annual premiums for a defined, standardized benefit package. (From Slee and Slee, Health Care Reform Terms, 1993)
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