102023: Introduction, Summary, and Conclusions (Chapter 1)

The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke

About the Course:

Introduction, Summary, and Conclusions ( Chapter 1): The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke includes a discussion on the concept of causation and introduces concepts of causality that are used throughout this report and also summarizes the major conclusions as well as all chapter descriptions in this introductory chapter.

Journal/Publisher:

Surgeon General

Publication Date:

2006

Author

U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about the health consequences of involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the health consequences of secondhand smoke.

  2. Acknowledge the conclusions from previous Surgeon General reports on the health effects of secondhand smoke.

  3. Describe how the Surgeon General’s reports on smoking have included compilations of the evidence on the health effects of smoking.

  4. Explain how the tobacco industry activities have encouraged people to smoke.

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