81. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Meta-analysis (1996): Impact of having a tobacco use status identification system in place on abstinence rates among patients who smoke (n = 3 studies)

Screening systemNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated rate of clinician intervention (95% C.I.)
No screening system in place to identify smoking status (reference group)31.03.1
Screening system in place to identify smoking status32.0 (0.8-4.8)6.4 (1.3-11.6)

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Internet Citation: 81. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (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/slide81.html