183. Systems-Cost-Effectiveness of Tobacco Dependence Interventions

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Systems—Cost-Effectiveness of Tobacco Dependence Interventions

Recommendation: The tobacco dependence treatments shown to be effective in this guideline (both counseling and medication) are highly cost-effective relative to other reimbursed treatments and should be provided to all smokers. (Strength of Evidence = A)

Recommendation: Sufficient resources should be allocated for systems support to ensure the delivery of efficacious tobacco use treatments. (Strength of Evidence = C)


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Current as of June 2009
Internet Citation: 183. Systems-Cost-Effectiveness of Tobacco Dependence Interventions: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-full/slide183.html