Mulcahy et al examined the issue of exercise rehabilitation services for cancer patients. 24 managers reported on 26 services. 5 services offered exercise services for cancer patients. Ten hospitals provide oncology post-operative exercise rehabilitation.
Murray et al report on 147 AS patients who received TNFi therapy. Post-TNFi women had higher disease activity.
Najeeb et al report on a hospital smoking cessation programme. Among 203 patients, 30 (14.8%) were current smokers. In previous studies at the hospital the smoking prevalence was 17% in 2013 and 21% in 2011. There were socio-economic differences in the prevalence rates.