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Title: Cardiac rehabilitation and smoking status
Authors: Anders, Henry O.
Wirth, Francesca
Gauci, Marilyn
Xuereb, Clifford
Desira, Josette
Xuereb, Robert G.
Azzopardi, Lilian M.
Keywords: Heart -- Diseases -- Patients -- Rehabilitation
Heart -- Diseases -- Patients -- Malta -- Case studies
Cigarette smokers -- Rehabilitation -- Malta
Smoking cessation -- Chemotherapy
Nicotine addiction -- Treatment
Pharmacy -- Information services
Issue Date: 2019-09
Publisher: University of Malta. Department of Pharmacy
Citation: Anders, H. O., Wirth, F., Gauci, M., Xuereb, C., Desira, J., Xuereb, R. G., & Azzopardi, L. M. (2019, September). Cardiac rehabilitation and smoking status. Poster session presented at the FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Abstract: A poster presentation regarding cardiac rehabilitation and smoking status. Introduction: The benefits of quitting smoking and participation in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) to reduce preventable morbidity and mortality are established, however adherence to these behaviours is reported to be inadequate and relapse is common.The European Society of Cardiology guidelines recommend identification of smokers and provision of repeated cessation advice with the help of follow-up support an smoking cessation therapies. Aims: • To assess participation of patients who are smokers in CR • To evaluate the impact of CR on smoking status.
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