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An intensive smoking intervention for pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: a randomised controlled trial

Sandra J Eades, Rob W Sanson-Fisher and Katie Panaretto
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (1): 23-24.
doi:
10.5694/mja12.11298

In reply: Although our trial1 did not decrease quit rates with an intensive intervention, health professionals should continue to deliver appropriate intensive smoking interventions to pregnant Indigenous women.2 Guidelines advise the exercise of caution with the use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in pregnancy,

Sandra J Eades, Professor of Public Health1
Rob W Sanson-Fisher, Laureate Professor of Health Behaviour2
Katie Panaretto, Population Health Medical Officer3
1 University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
2 University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.
3 Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council, Brisbane, QLD.
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Eades SJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Wenitong M, et al. An intensive smoking intervention for pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: a randomised controlled trial. Med J Aust 2012; 197: 42-46.
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Lumley J, Chamberlain C, Dowswell T, et al. Interventions for promoting smoking cessation during pregnancy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2009; (1): CD001055.
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19588322
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Zwar N, Richmond R, Borland R, et al. Supporting smoking cessation: a guide for health professionals. Melbourne: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 2011.
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Coleman T, Cooper S, Thornton JG, et al. A randomized trial of nicotine replacement therapy patches in pregnancy. N Engl J Med 2012; 366: 808-818.
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22375972

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