We all need to be conscious of how we are feeling toward the individual we are from within at all times. When we are ready to take a risk in life, or we are feeling nervous toward a situation grab your own hand and know that whatever is to happen, you will still have yourself at the end of it. Whatever is said and done you will still be there to support yourself and stand by your side through the thick, thin, fire and flames..
I didn have a clue who I was then, and I wouldn for a good few years to come. But I never forgot the supportive mother, who symbolized to me everything a mother should be, that mine, for all her religious self righteousness, would never hold a candle to. I never forgot that she was the person I wanted to be, and my mother was the person I did not want to be..
Today’s article is my final one both for the year and for CTIE of the Week. Skimming back, I found to my surprise that I posted the first article 10 years ago, almost to the day (May 6, 2008), although I didn’t begin to write weekly original articles until 2012. Since then, I’ve uploaded more than 125, posting them every Sunday during the school year, a practice that played havoc with my weekends.
After joining The BMJ as an assistant editor in 1990, she moved in 2000 to help establish the open access publisher BioMedCentral as its founding Editorial Director for Medicine. In 2003 she returned to BMJ to lead its Knowledge division and was appointed Editor in Chief of The BMJ in March 2005. Fi is honorary professor at the Netherlands School for Primary Care Research (CaRe), honorary fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners, a senior visiting fellow at the Institute of Public Health at the University of Cambridge, and a by fellow of King’s College Cambridge..
While the majority (90.0%) of respondents reported enquiring regularly about older patients TM smoking status, just over half (59.1%) reported providing older patients with smoking cessation support. Only 47% of respondents were aware of that approximately 10 life years are lost due to smoking related disease, and only 59% knew that smoking can reduce the effectiveness of medication prescribed for conditions common in later life. Self reported attendance at smoking related training was significantly associated with proactive clinical practice.CONCLUSIONS: There is a need to improve clinicians TM knowledge, in relation to smoking and smoking cessation in older patients and to build clinician confidence in seizing teachable moments..