204. Specific Populations and Other Topics (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

Text version of slide presentation.

Specific Populations and Other Topics (Continued)

Noncigarette Tobacco Users:

Recommendation: Smokeless tobacco users should be identified, strongly urged to quit, and provided counseling cessation interventions. (Strength of Evidence = A)

Recommendation: Clinicians delivering dental health services should provide brief counseling interventions to all smokeless tobacco users. (Strength of Evidence = A)

Recommendation: Users of cigars, pipes, and other noncigarette forms of smoking tobacco should be identified, strongly urged to quit, and offered the same counseling interventions recommended for cigarette smokers. (Strength of Evidence = C)



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Current as of June 2009
Internet Citation: 204. Specific Populations and Other Topics (Continued): 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/slide204.html