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Patients admitted to hospital with coronary artery disease are twice as likely to quit smoking after receiving intensive smoking cessation support compared to minimal support.

Intensive in-hospital support doubles likelihood of smoking cessation in heart patients

22/Jun/2009

Patients admitted to hospital with coronary artery disease are twice as likely to quit smoking after receiving intensive smoking cessation support compared to minimal support, found a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Link to full CMAJ release, mentioning editorial by MGH physician Nancy Rigotti.

Media Contacts: Sue McGreevey, smcgreevey@partners.org, 617 724-2764

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