Lisa Shah, MD, Clinical Associate of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, describes a clinical trial employing the Contemplation Ladder to assess Cardiology inpatients readiness to quit smoking. Patient follow-up and conclusions are discussed. References
Biener L, Abrams DB. The contemplation ladder: Validation of a measure of readiness to consider smoking cessation. Health Psychology. 1991;10:360–365. Click Here
to view the abstract.