85. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

Text version of slide presentation.

Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Advice To Quit Smoking

Recommendation: All physicians should strongly advise every patient who smokes to quit because evidence shows that physician advice to quit smoking increases abstinence rates. (Strength of Evidence = A).


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Current as of June 2009
Internet Citation: 85. 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/slide85.html