Analysis of the Role of Physicians in the Cessation of Cigarette Smoking Based on Medical Specialization

Dulger S., Dogan C., Dikis O. S., Yildirim E., Tapan U., Ozman I., ...More

CLINICS, vol.73, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 73
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.6061/clinics/2018/e347
  • Journal Name: CLINICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Smoking Cessation, Physician's Role, Dependency, HABITS
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


OBJECTIVE: Physicians do not adequately use their unique professional privilege to prevent patients from smoking. The aim of this study was to investigate the type and extent of advice given to patients by physicians of different medical specialties regarding smoking cessation.