22. Topics Meta-Analyzed for the 2008 Guideline Update (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Topics Meta-Analyzed for the 2008 Guideline Update (Continued)

Characteristics analyzedCategories of those characteristics
Providing tobacco treatment as a health care insurance benefit
  • Not providing coverage for tobacco treatment.
  • Providing services as a covered insurance benefit.
Systems features
  • No intervention.
  • Clinical training.
  • Clinical training and reminder systems.
Specific populations
  • Adolescent smokers, pregnant smokers, smokers with psychiatric disorders including substance use disorders and smokers with low socio-economic status/limited formal education (go to Chapter 7 for description).

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Internet Citation: 22. Topics Meta-Analyzed for the 2008 Guideline Update (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/slide22.html