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Lori-Ann Linkins
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April 21, 2016: Blood
Nicola Lindson-Hawley, Miriam Banting, Robert West, Susan Michie, Bethany Shinkins, Paul Aveyard
BACKGROUND: Most smoking cessation guidelines advise quitting abruptly. However, many quit attempts involve gradual cessation. If gradual cessation is as successful, smokers can be advised to quit either way. OBJECTIVE: To examine the success of quitting smoking by gradual compared with abrupt quitting. DESIGN: Randomized, controlled noninferiority trial. (International Standardized Randomized Controlled Trial Number Register: ISRCTN22526020)...
May 3, 2016: Annals of Internal Medicine
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March 15, 2016: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Meghan B Lane-Fall, Meredith L Collard, Alison E Turnbull, Scott D Halpern, Judy A Shea
OBJECTIVES: To characterize intensivist handoff practices and expectations and to explore perceptions of the patient safety implications of attending handoffs. DESIGN: Cross-sectional electronic survey administered in 2014. SETTING: One hundred sixty-nine U.S. hospitals with critical care training programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. SUBJECTS: Academic intensivists were recruited via e-mail invitation from a database of 1,712 eligible academic intensivists...
April 2016: Critical Care Medicine
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