More than half of smokers go on smoking after coronary eventsBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7521.862-a (Published 13 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:862
- Zosia Kmietowicz
Too many people with heart disease continue to smoke even after they are aware of their condition, say researchers in the European Heart Journal (published online 6 Oct 2005, doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehi497). Less than half the patients who smoked before needing hospital treatment for a coronary event quit afterwards.
Wilma Scholte op Reimer, lead author of the study and epidemiologist at the Erasmus University …