43. What's New in 2008?-New Recommendations (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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What's New in 2008?-New Recommendations (Continued)

Specific Populations:

Recommendation: The interventions found to be effective in this Guideline have been shown to be effective in a variety of populations. In addition, many of the studies supporting these interventions comprised diverse samples of tobacco users. Therefore, interventions identified as effective in this Guideline are recommended for all individuals who use tobacco except when medically contraindicated or with specific populations in which medication has not been shown to be effective (pregnant women, smokeless tobacco users, light smokers and adolescents). (Strength of Evidence = B).


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Internet Citation: 43. What's New in 2008?-New Recommendations (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/slide43.html