Browsing by Author "Uysal, Mehmet Atilla"
Authors:Uysal, Mehmet Atilla; Çarkoğlu, Aslı; Kurnaz, Ahmet
Publisher and Date:(European Respiratory Soc Journals Ltd, 2018)Aims: Use of electronic cigarettes has dramatically increased in last few years. Although the sales of e-cigarettes were banned since 2013, they can still be easily purchased via online sales, and its' advertisement is rife in the social media. We aimed to take a closer look at the contents of the shared information about e-cigarettes on one such media outlet, Twitter. Methods: We tracked twitter for 102 days (from 25.09.2017-26.01.2018) searching for Turkish key words “electronic cigarettes”, ...
Authors:Nichter, Mimi; Çarkoğlu, Aslı; Nichter, Mark; Ozcan, Seyda; Uysal, Mehmet Atilla
Publisher and Date:(Elsevier Ireland Ltd., 2018)This paper discusses the training of nurses in smoking cessation as part of routine patient care in Turkey. Formative research was carried out prior to training to identify challenges faced by smokers when trying to quit. Site visits to government hospitals and cessation clinics were conducted to observe health care provider-patient interactions involving behavior change. Four culturally sensitive cessation training workshops for nurses (n=54) were conducted in Istanbul. Following training nurses ...