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Health impact of smoking – an unforgiveable omission in a doctor's repertoire

Authors Lemon TI

Received 17 January 2014

Accepted for publication 20 January 2014

Published 14 May 2014 Volume 2014:7 Pages 225—226

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S60932

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Thomas I Lemon

Institute of Medical Education, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Rahman et al1 should be thanked for their discussion-provoking paper investigating the smoking behavior of patients and staff in a hospital based in Melbourne, Australia. The authors hoped to gather epidemiological data surrounding smoking, information on dependence to nicotine, and attitudes toward both the health impact and quitting strategies of smokers. 


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