A Burt's research while affiliated with Western General Hospital and other places

Publications (3)

Article
125 survivors of acute myocardial infarction were given a detailed explanation followed by firm advice to stop smoking. This was reinforced by written advice, and motivation was continued in a follow-up clinic. 62% were persuaded to stop, and have remained non-smokers for 1-3 years so far. By comparison, in a similar group of 85 patients, treated i...

Citations

... 36 Almost 50 years ago, it was noted that hospitalisation following myocardial infarction afforded a unique opportunity to successfully assist with smoking cessation. 37 The substantial role that tobacco addiction plays in cardiac morbidity and mortality has been recognised for decades. 38 Multiple investigators have identified the very significant clinical benefits that follow the delivery of smoking cessation in cardiac settings. ...