CME/CE: Encouraging Smoking Cessation After AMI

CME/CE: Encouraging Smoking Cessation After AMI
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Donna M. Buchanan, PhD

Researcher/Manager
Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Group
Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Missouri–Kansas City

Donna M. Buchanan, PhD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has no financial interests to report.

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Donna M. Buchanan, PhD (click to view)

Donna M. Buchanan, PhD

Researcher/Manager
Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Group
Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Missouri–Kansas City

Donna M. Buchanan, PhD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has no financial interests to report.

Persistent smoking after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) appears to worsen angina symptoms and quality of life, but smoking cessation can improve these outcomes. The findings support the importance of counseling, incentivizing, and motivating AMI patients to quit smoking.
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Buchanan DM, Arnold SV, Gosch KL, et al. Association of smoking status with angina and health-related quality of life after acute myocardial infarction. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015;8:493-500. Available at: http://circoutcomes.ahajournals.org/content/early/2015/08/25/CIRCOUTCOMES.114.001545.

Jang JS, Buchanan DM, Gosch KL, et al. Association of smoking status with health-related outcomes after percutaneous coronary interventions. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2015;8:e002226.

Gerber Y, Rosen LJ, Goldbourt U, Benyamini Y, Drory Y; Israel Study Group on First Acute Myocardial Infarction. Smoking status and longterm survival after first acute myocardial infarction a population-based cohort study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009;54:2382-2387.

Dawood N, Vaccarino V, Reid KJ, Spertus JA, Hamid N, Parashar S; PREMIER Registry Investigators. Predictors of smoking cessation after a myocardial infarction: the role of institutional smoking cessation programs in improving success. Arch Intern Med. 2008;168:1961-1967.

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