87. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)
Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update
Intensity of Clinical Interventions
Recommendation: Minimal interventions lasting less than 3 minutes increase overall tobacco abstinence rates. Every tobacco user should be offered at least a minimal intervention whether or not he or she is referred to an intensive intervention. (Strength of Evidence = A).
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