23. Topics Meta-Analyzed for the 1996 and 2000 Guidelines and Included

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Topics Meta-Analyzed for the 1996 and 2000 Guidelines and Included in the 2008 Guideline Update (But Not Re-Analyzed)

Characteristics analyzedCategories of those characteristics
Screen for tobacco use
  • No screening system in place.
  • Screening system in place.
Advice to quit
  • No advice to quit.
  • Physician advice to quit.
Intensity of person-to-person clinical contact
  • No person-to-person intervention.
  • Minimal counseling (longest session ≤ 3 min in duration).
  • Low intensity counseling (longest session > 3 min and ≤ 10 min in duration).
  • Higher intensity counseling (longest session > 10 min).
  • Total amount of contact time.
  • Number of person-to-person treatment sessions.

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Current as of June 2009
Internet Citation: 23. Topics Meta-Analyzed for the 1996 and 2000 Guidelines and Included: 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/slide23.html