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QTI India: Cessation Training Videos Posted

Cessation training video: Seven parts for final year students & training workshops -English. Posted in the Cessation Training section of the QTI resource section.

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Two New Research Posters

Introducing a Fully Integrated Tobacco Curriculum & Tobacco Cessation Skills in 5 Medical Colleges in India (PDF)

Feasibility of Disease Centered Smoking Cessation Among Diabetes Patients (PDF)

New Articles and Resources Posted

A few new articles and resources are up in the resources section.

  • Are socioeconomic disparities in tobacco consumption increasing in India? A repeated cross-sectional multilevel analysis (PDF)
  • Correlates of tobacco quit attempts and cessation in the adult population of India: secondary analysis of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2009–10 (PDF)

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New Articles/Resources on Cardiovascular Issues

New articles posed on cardiovascular disease and smoking

  • Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Tailored for Women (PDF)
  • Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke and Cardiovascular Disease Risk
  • An Epidemiological Review (PDF)
  • Worldwide burden of disease from exposure to second-hand smoke: a retrospective analysis of data from 192 countries (PDF)
  • Cardiovascular Effects of Secondhand Smoke Nearly as Large as Smoking (PDF)
  • Active and passive smoking and the risk of myocardial infarction in 24,968 men and women during 11 year of follow-up: the Tromsø Study (DOCX)

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New resources posted in the articles section of the resource area:

  • The Pediatrician as Smoking Cessation Counselor: Rationale and Review of the Literature (PDF)
  • Multiple Approaches and Participation Rate for a Community Based Smoking Cessation Intervention Trial in Rural Kerala, India (PDF)
  • Correlates of Digit Bias in Self-reporting of Cigarette per Day (CPD) Frequency (PDF)
  • Socio-economic patterning of tobacco use in Indian states (PDF)

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New Content on QTI Site

We have added a discussion section, where you can:

  • Give/Receive advice, and share experiences about answering patient’s questions and dealing with counseling challenges
  • Ask questions related to smoke free household community programs, and QTI module implementation & cessation training practices/materials
  • Post queries about general topics related to tobacco control as well as behavior change

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There is also new content (PDFs) in the articles section, the most recent being:

  • Smoking cessation among diabetes patients: results of a pilot randomized controlled trial in Kerala, India

New Articles Posted to Resource Section

A number of new articles are posted on the QTI Resource Section

  • The Waterpipe; a New Way of Hooking Youth on Tobacco (PDF)
  • Using Salivary Cotinine to Validate Self-Reports of Tobacco Use by Indian Youth Living in Low-Income Neighborhoods (PDF)
  • Promoting Life Skills and Preventing Tobacco Use among Low-Income Mumbai Youth: Effects of Salaam Bombay Foundation Intervention (PDF)
  • Social Determinants of Health and Tobacco Use in Thirteen Low and Middle Income Countries: Evidence from Global Adult Tobacco Survey (PDF)
  • Knowledge of Health Effects and Intentions to Quit Among Smokers in India: Findings From the Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) India Pilot Survey (PDF)
  • Impact of cigarette smoke exposure on host–bacterial pathogen interactions (PDF)
  • Building tobacco control research in Thailand: meeting the need for innovative change in Asia (PDF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Inflammation, and Lung Cancer (PDF)

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New Articles Posted in Resource Area

A number of new articles are available in the QTI resource area.

  • Tobacco Addiction – Overview Chapter (PDF)
  • Do u smoke after txt? Results of a randomised trial of smoking cessation using mobile phone text messaging (PDF)
  • Passive Smoking and the Development of Cardiovascular Disease in Children: A Systematic Review (PDF)
  • Motivational interviewing versus prescriptive advice for smokers who are not ready to quit (PDF)
  • Cigarette Smoking and Oral Lesions Other Than Cancer (PDF)
  • Tobacco industry issues management organizations: Creating a global corporate network to undermine public health (PDF)
  • Risk Assessment of Pesticide Exposure on Health of Pakistani Tobacco Farmers (PDF)
  • Knowledge of Health Effects and Intentions to Quit among Smokeless Tobacco Users in India: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) India Pilot Survey (PDF)
  • Approach to Smoking Cessation in the Patient With Vascular Disease (PDF)
  • “Working to shape what society’s expectations of us should be”: Philip Morris’ societal alignment strategy (PDF)
  • Tobacco Use or Body Mass – Do They Predict Tuberculosis Mortality in Mumbai, India? Results from a Population-Based Cohort Study (PDF)
  • Environmental health impacts of tobacco farming: a review of the literature (PDF)

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Smoking, TB, and Lung Cancer (article)

What is the relationship between being a smoker, experiencing TB and being diagnosed with lung cancer?

See this article by Shiels et. al. 2011 published in Cancer Epidemiology,Biomarkers, & Prevention

This article, and many others, found in the QTI resource area.  (register here for access if you have not already…it’s free and takes about 1 minute)