Public health

Edited by Terry Robinson and Jane E. Scullion

in Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199226238
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597970 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Public health

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This chapter on public health covers the facts about smoking, the physiological effects of smoking on the respiratory system, lung disease and smoking, smoking cessation, pharmacological treatments for smoking cessation, nicotine replacement therapy, non-nicotine-based pharmacotherapy, smoking cessation services, smoking cessation support, respiratory health survillance in the workplace, housing and respiratory health, environment and pollution, income and respiratory disease, and nutrition in respiratory disease.

Chapter.  7078 words. 

Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology

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