Published on January 18th, 2017 | from CAMH Education
CAMH Library: Evidence-based Resources for National Non-Smoking Week 2017
By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library
It’s National Non-Smoking Week! The 2017 theme is Tobacco Free for Life… Choose Now!
See below for a selecting of evidenced-based resources on being tobacco free for life
Canadian Smoking Cessation Guideline
From the Canadian Action Network for the Advancement, Dissemination and Adoption of Practice-informed Tobacco Treatment
- This guideline is intended for use by Canadian health care providers in diverse clinical or treatment settings. This guideline is also intended for researchers and decision makers with an interest in understanding the key elements to a comprehensive smoking cessation system in Canada.
Integrating Smoking Cessation into Daily Nursing Practice
From the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario
- This guideline focuses on four areas of smoking cessation: practice recommendations, education recommendations, organization/policy recommendations and evaluation/monitoring criteria.
Pharmacologic Smoking Cessation Interventions for Patients with Cardiovascular Conditions: A Review of the Safety and Guidelines
From the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health (CADTH)
- This rapid response reviews the evidence on the safety of pharmacologic smoking cessation interventions for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
Smoking Cessation in the Workplace: Benefits of Workplace Programs
From the Conference Board of Canada
- This briefing measures the productivity losses attributable to smoking, from the perspectives of both employers and society. It also estimates the potential benefits of implementing smoking cessation programs in the workplace
Access at https://www.quitnow.ca/files/QN/files/library/Smoking_Cessation_and_the_Workplace_Briefing_3_Benefits_of_Workplace_Programs.pdf
Smoking Cessation Interventions for Youth: A Review of the Literature
From the Ontario Tobacco Research Council
- Reviews the academic and grey literature to identify effective and promising interventions aimed at helping youth quit smoking
Search for even more resources at Health Canada’s Best Practices Portal at http://cbpp-pcpe.phac-aspc.gc.ca/public-health-topics/tobacco-reduction/ and at Portico at https://www.porticonetwork.ca/search?i_search=smoking.