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Tobacco Cessation: 2016 CDC Protocol | epocrates Guideline Synopsis
Key Points
Ask about tobacco use at every visit + advise to quit. If mod to heavy adult cigarette smoker, prescribe nicotine replacement or other pharmaco-tx. Insufficient evidence to recommend clinical intervention for those who exclusively use e-cigarettes.
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CDC. Protocol for Identifying and Treating Patients Who Use Tobacco. Atlanta, Georgia. 2016.
Epocrates Guideline Synopsis Last Update: Jul 20, 2017
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CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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