37. Systems Interventions: Clinician Training and Chart Reminders

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview

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Effectiveness of clinician training combined with charting on asking about smoking status ("Ask") (n = 3 studies).

InterventionNumber of armsOdds Ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated rate (95% C.I.)
No intervention31.058.8
Training and charting32.1
(1.9, 2.4)
75.2
(72.7, 77.6)


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Internet Citation: 37. Systems Interventions: Clinician Training and Chart Reminders: 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/slide37.html