Search results for "Smoking Cessation"

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Highlights Varenicline increased smoking cessation rates compared to placebo in smokers who were contemplating quitting but were not ready to do so ... Varenicline increased smoking cessation rates compared
February 2015

5 key takeaways from vaping crisis

Benowitz, MD, a smoking-cessation researcher and emeritus professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. ... While e-cigarettes are “clearly less harmful” than combusted tobacco, they don't always work for smoking cessation, Dr.
March 2020

Smoking cessation Two potentially low-cost smoking cessation treatments were evaluated in studies published last week. ... Two potentially low-cost smoking cessation treatments were evaluated in studies published
December 2014

Internists can help with alcohol misuse

clinical trial, varenicline, an FDA-approved medication for smoking cessation, reduced drinking in both smokers and nonsmokers.
October 2015


In patients with COPD, include smoking cessation counseling and treatment as part of a comprehensive clinical strategy to prevent acute exacerbations of COPD (weak recommendation, low- or very low-quality evidence).
April 2015

How should internists address e-cigarette use?

Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2013;382:1629-37. ... Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016;9:CD010216. [PMID: 27622384].
November 2016

FDA update A warning will be added to smoking cessation aid varenicline (Chantix) to indicate that the drug may be associated with a ... independent and major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and
June 2011

An easy screen for an overlooked disease

According to the 2010 performance measures, a PAD treatment program should include cholesterol lowering, smoking cessation and antiplatelet therapy. ... Smoking cessation can include behavior modification therapy, nicotine replacement therapy, bupropion
April 2011

Physician payment

The study highlighted smoking cessation as an example. Of Medicare patients, 8.8% are smokers, and 60.6% of smokers report having been counseled to quit by a clinician.
June 2022

Asking right questions key to detecting abuse

Dr. Bradley likens domestic violence to smoking cessation, in terms of the physician's approach and the patients' timing. ... Patients probably won't stop smoking or make changes right away, but with repeated support and understanding from their physician
March 2009

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