21. Topics Meta-Analyzed for the 2008 Guideline Update

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Characteristics analyzed Categories of those characteristics
  • No quitline intervention.
  • Use of a proactive quitline.
  • Use of a proactive quitline in combination with medication.
  • Number of quitline sessions.
Combining counseling and medication
  • Medication alone.
  • Counseling alone.
  • Medication and counseling combined.
  • Placebo medication.
  • Bupropion SR.
  • Clonidine.
  • Nicotine gum.
  • Nicotine inhaler.
  • Nicotine lozenge.
  • Nicotine nasal spray.
  • Nicotine patch.
  • Nortriptyline.
  • Varenicline.
  • Long-term medication.
  • Single medication.
  • Combination of medication.
  • High-dose nicotine patch.

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