Tag: Smoking

Smoking is an extremely crucial public health issue which is considered to be an immediate and serious threat to many developing countries across the globe. Being one of the most significant determinants of increased rate of mortality and ill-health throughout the world, smoking is still a preventable epidemic.


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Are E-cigarettes Better Than Cigarettes?
Nursing Essays
Introduction: E-cigarettes are better than cigarettes in general but not a safe alternative. This paper will show the dangerous chemicals in e-cigarettes, the potential of e-cigarettes, and the negative effects on using e-cigarettes. For people who try to quit smoking, and for those who are not addicted to nicotine, e-cigarettes are not the safer option.... Last modified: 22nd Apr 2021

Smoking and The Theory Of Planned Behaviour Essay
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Introduction: There is no safe level of smoking. Tobacco smoking among adolescent Australians is at an all time high. Nearly 40 000 Queensland secondary school students are classified as current smokers... Last modified: 14th Apr 2021

A Critical Appraisal of the Giving Up Smoking in Pregnancy Initiative
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: The object of this assignment is to critically appraise a health promotion initiative related to midwifery practice. The initiative chosen is a NHS Health Scotland leaflet entitled ‘Smoking: giving up during pregnancy: a guide for pregnant women who want to stop smoking’... Last modified: 8th Apr 2021

Review of Literature on Smoking and Urinary Bladder Carcinoma
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Urinary bladder carcinoma is one of the most prevalent tumors worldwide and smoking is one of its major risk factors, studying the relationship between smoking and urinary bladder carcinoma is of great importance.... Last modified: 8th Apr 2021

Literature Review: Smoking And Coronary Artery Disease
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Introduction: Cigarette smoking highly boosts the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD), and the associated risk is particularly high in subjects with diabetes mellitus (DM) (Mühlhauser, 1994).... Last modified: 24th Mar 2021

Smoking as a Public Health Issue
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Introduction: It is now a matter of common public acceptance that smoking causes ill health. This statement can be backed up by huge amounts of authoritative literature (Dobson et al 1999) (Smoking Kills 1998) ... Last modified: 22nd Dec 2020

Causes and Effects of Teenage Smoking
Nursing Essays
Introduction: We are all aware that teen smoking is becoming one of the most leading and real issue faced by many countries especially in the Philippines. ... Last modified: 9th Dec 2020

Evaluating School-Based Life Skills Training to Prevent Smoking
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: According to research, cigarette smoking is detrimental to the human body being linked to causing multiple chronic conditions including heart disease, bronchitis, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease... Last modified: 29th Oct 2020

Issue of Smoking during Pregnancy
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Introduction: Smoking during Pregnancy Smoking is a significant issue with numerous diseases attached to the habit in today’s society. Even nonsmokers experience health issues as a result of the inhalation of... Last modified: 2nd Jun 2020

Social Responsibility in the Tobacco Industry
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Introduction: ABSTRACT  Smoking has been in existence since the colonists were taught how to grow and use the crop by Native Americans back in the 1500s.  However, it has only been in the last 40 to 50 years that... Last modified: 21st May 2020

Why Smoking is Not Illegal
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Introduction: The Tobacco Industry; Smoking Should be Illegal In the late 1400s, Europeans were the first to cultivate and discover tobacco. Since then the substance has become a widespread across the globe, from first becoming an economic standard, to becoming a fully developed tobacco industry in the 1700s... Last modified: 18th May 2020

Health Promotion Case Study of Patient with Coronary Heart Disease
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Introduction Throughout this assignment I have chosen to discuss a patient I have previously cared for during my placement on a cardiology ward. The patient which I will be writing about was diagnosed... Last modified: 14th May 2020

Reflective Essay on Smoking Cessation
Reflective Essays
Introduction: This essay provides a reflective account of the delivery of an opportunistic smoking cessation intervention. In constructing this account, Gibbs (1988) model of reflection has been utilised, which in... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Smoking and lung disease
Nursing Questions
Introduction: Question Why can smoking cause lung diseases? Answer Smoking cigarettes significantly increases the risk of contracting a lung disease (Hanania and Sharafkhaneh, 2011). The human respiratory system co... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Behavoural changes ie smoking censation
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Introduction: Behavoural Changes ie smoking censation This essay will discuss the Behaviour Change Model of Health education or The Trans-theoretical Model, (TTM) in relation to smoking cessation. As G. K. Ch... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Motivation interviewing: Smoking cessation
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Introduction: Despite the smoking ban making it illegal to smoke in enclosed public places, introduced in England in 2007, smoking remains one of the single greatest causes of preventable illness and premature deat... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Smoking during pregnancy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This essay discusses the public health issue of smoking during pregnancy in England. The purpose for selecting this public health issue will be described, utilising government statistics that highlig... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Ethical Decision Making in Smoking Cessation
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Introduction: According to University of California, School of Medicine (2010), Autonomy is the “personal rule of the self that is free from both controlling interferences by others and from personal limitati... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Benefits of Quitting Smoking
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Introduction: Group name: Anca Manaf, Asmita Ghale, Comfort Kumi, Hannah Cotton, Ma-Myo Thuzar. Introduction This essay attempts to discuss the health promotion activity on the benefit of quitting smoking. The ass... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Public Health Issue Analysis: Smoking
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Introduction: ENHANCING HEALTH AND WELLBEING ACROSS POPULATIONS: INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this essay is to identify a public health issue related in my field. To facilitate the discussion smoking as a public h... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Interventions for Smoking Cessation
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Introduction: Introduction Health literacy is the “capacity to obtain, communicate, process, and understand basic health information and services to make appropriate health decisions” (Centers for Disease Cont... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020