Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Tobacco Use

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Tobacco Use, Adults

The AAFP recommends that clinicians screen all adults for tobacco use and provide tobacco cessation interventions for those who use tobacco products. (2009)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspstbac2.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Tobacco Use, Pregnant Women

The AAFP strongly recommends that clinicians screen all pregnant women for tobacco use and provide 5-15 minutes of smoking cessation counseling using messages and self-help materials tailored for pregnant smokers. (2003)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspstbac2.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Tobacco Use, Counseling, Children and Adolescents

The AAFP recommends that primary care clinicians provide interventions, including education or brief counseling, to prevent initiation of tobacco use among school-aged children and adolescents. (2013)

(Grade: B recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf12/tobacco/tbacfinalrs.htm#clinical(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

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