10. Final Selected Topics

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview

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  • Proactive quitlines.
  • Combining counseling and medication relative to either counseling or medication alone.
  • Varenicline.
  • Various medication combinations.
  • Long-term medication use.
  • Tobacco use interventions for individuals with low socio-economic status/limited formal education.
  • Tobacco use interventions for adolescent smokers.
  • Tobacco use interventions for pregnant smokers.
  • Tobacco use interventions for individuals with psychiatric disorders, including substance abuse disorders.
  • Providing cessation interventions as a health benefit.
  • Systems interventions, including provider training and the combination of training and systems interventions.

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Internet Citation: 10. Final Selected Topics: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-overview/slide10.html