Notice on Smoking Cessation Guideline Products

Notice on Smoking Cessation Guideline Products

The 1996 guideline, Smoking Cessation, Clinical Practice Guideline, No. 18, sponsored by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, has been superseded by a new, updated Tobacco Cessation Guideline released by the Public Health Service in 2008.

The information and treatment recommendations provided in the earlier Smoking Cessation Guideline products listed below are out of date. These products have been removed from the Health Services/Technology Assessment Text (HSTAT), an electronic system maintained by the National Library of Medicine.


Smoking Cessation
Clinical Practice Guideline, No. 18. AHCPR Publication No. 96-0692, April 1996.

Helping Smokers Quit
A Guide for Primary Care Clinicians. AHCPR Publication No. 96-0693, April 1996.

Smoking Cessation: Information for Specialists
Quick Reference Guide for Smoking Cessation Specialists, No. 18. AHCPR Publication No. 96-0694, April 1996.

You Can Quit Smoking (English)
Consumer Version, Clinical Practice Guideline, No. 18 AHCPR Publication No. 96-0695, Rev. March 1997.

Si quiere, puede dejar de fumar (Spanish)
Consumer Version, Clinical Practice Guideline, No. 18 AHCPR Publication No. 96-0696, July 1996.

Smoking Cessation: A Systems Approach
A Guide for Health Care Administrators, Insurers, Managed Care Organizations, and Purchasers. AHCPR Publication No. 97-0698, April 1997.

Page last reviewed August 2009
Internet Citation: Notice on Smoking Cessation Guideline Products. August 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/smoking-cessation.html