40. What's New in 2008?-New Recommendations (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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For Smokers Not Willing To Make a Quit Attempt at This Time:

Recommendation: Motivational intervention techniques appear to be effective in increasing a patient's likelihood of making a future quit attempt. Therefore, clinicians should use motivational techniques to encourage smokers who are not currently willing to quit to consider making a quit attempt in the future. (Strength of Evidence = B).


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