ITEMS IN AFP WITH KEYWORD:

Tobacco Abuse and Dependence

Jun 15, 2021 Issue
Interventions for Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults, Including Pregnant Persons: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

The USPSTF recommends that clinicians ask all adults about tobacco use, advise them to stop using tobacco, and provide behavioral interventions and U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved pharmacotherapy for cessation to nonpregnant adults who use tobacco.


Jun 15, 2021 Issue
Interventions for Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults, Including Pregnant Persons [Putting Prevention into Practice]

A 27-year-old patient, R.C., with a history of generalized anxiety disorder presents for a wellness examination. R.C. previously smoked a pack of cigarettes per day but has cut down to half a pack per day and started using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and is interested in eventually quitting the use of tobacco products.


Apr 1, 2021 Issue
iCanQuit Smartphone App Is Effective in Helping with Smoking Cessation [POEMs]

Use of the iCanQuit smartphone app by smokers, who were recruited through Facebook and other Internet tools, produced higher cessation rates at 12 months (28.2%) than the QuitGuide app (21.1%).


Mar 15, 2021 Issue
Medications for Smoking Cessation: Guidelines from the American Thoracic Society [Practice Guidelines]

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) published guidelines for medication initiation in tobacco-dependent adults based on a systematic review.


Jan 1, 2021 Issue
Electronic Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

e-Cigarettes with nicotine can be used to encourage smoking cessation, but continued use after cessation may be a risk factor for relapse.


Aug 15, 2020 Issue
Primary Care Interventions for Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

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


Aug 15, 2020 Issue
Primary Care Interventions for Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents [Putting Prevention into Practice]

J.P., a 13-year-old girl, presents to your clinic for a routine well-child visit. She has no acute concerns, is doing well in school, plays sports, and is generally healthy. J.P. reports that she has never used tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes or vaping.


Aug 1, 2020 Issue
Smoking Cessation with Text Messaging and App-Based Interventions [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Automated text messaging interventions are more effective than minimal smoking cessation support (absolute risk reduction [ARR] = 3%; 95% CI, 1% to 5%).


Jul 1, 2020 Issue
Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Smoking Cessation [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Patients using a combination of nicotine patch and fast-acting NRT are more likely to quit smoking than those on any single therapy alone (number needed to treat [NNT] = 29; 95% CI, 20 to 47).


Oct 1, 2019 Issue
e-Cigarettes More Effective Than Nicotine Replacement for Cessation of Tobacco Use in Adults [POEMs]

Among adults who smoked a median of 15 cigarettes per day, those who were randomized to receive e-cigarettes were more likely to be abstinent at one year than those who received nicotine replacement (number needed to treat [NNT] = 12).


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