An evaluation of breath carbon monoxide measurement and its use in the assessment of antismoking health education among coronary heart disease patients

El-Gendawy, Hosny Shaaban Ahmed (1986) An evaluation of breath carbon monoxide measurement and its use in the assessment of antismoking health education among coronary heart disease patients. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

A new method has been validated and used for measuring breath carbon monoxide (CO) as an indicator of success of two health education programmes for the prevention of smoking in patients admitted to the coronary care unit (CCU) in the Western Infirmary in Glasgow. Healthy adults (Ruchill Hospital employees) and Glasgow High School children were used to standardise methods for measuring carbon monoxide and to establish reference ranges for smokers and non-smokers. In.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Medicine, Health education, Public health education
Date of Award: 1986
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1986-76612
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2019 14:03
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 14:03
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/76612

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