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Smoking in parents of children with asthma and bronchiolitis in a pediatric emergency department.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pediatric Emergency Care
0749-5161
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Volume
18
Issue
1
Pages
4–7
Identifiers
PMID: 11862128
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The prevalence of smoking and nicotine addiction among parents of children with asthma or bronchiolitis who bring their children to a pediatric ED is high. Many parents have some knowledge about the effects of ETS, and the majority would like to quit. Future studies to help determine the best way to deliver advice to parents on ETS exposure reduction and smoking cessation are warranted.

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