Role of Nurses in Smoking-Cessation Programs

Examines the role of nurses in promoting in these programs to order to reduce the risk of lung-cancer patients.

As cigarette-smoking has been directly related to lung cancer, so have smoking-cessation programs been linked to risk-reduction in incidents of lung cancer. The role of a practitioner in these programs is crucial and in long-term care situations, the role of the nurse in delivering these programs can be directly connected to decreases in patient-smoking and to decreases in the risks for incidents of lung cancer.