Advising smokers to quit: baling out Titanic with teaspoonBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7309.402/b (Published 18 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:402
- Seth Jenkinson, general practitioner (email@example.com)
- Mixenden Stones Surgery, Halifax, Yorkshire HX2 8RQ
EDITOR—I have spent 30 years advising smokers to stop smoking, and I feel as if I'm baling out the Titanic with a teaspoon. Coleman and West and the Thorax team earnestly provide us with more evidence based teaspoons,1 but we may be making the problem worse.
Firstly, our …