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Repeated tobacco screening linked to higher likelihood of smoking cessation treatment

The average adjusted predicted probability of prescription and/or referral for smoking cessation rose from 13.7% among current and former smokers screened once to 41.7% among those screened five or six times, a study of Veterans Affairs primary care clinics found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2023/06/13/4.htm
13 Jun 2023

Making smoking cessation less of a struggle

This month's issue considers smoking cessation, helping patients with disabilities, and conference coverage from the Society of Hospital Medicine's annual meeting.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/06/making-smoking-cessation-less-of-a-struggle.htm
1 Jun 2022

Cytisinicline shows promise for smoking cessation in industry-funded trial

In a phase 3 randomized controlled trial, both six- and 12-week courses of cytisinicline, an investigational drug, led to higher rates of continuous smoking abstinence compared with placebo.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2023/07/18/1.htm
18 Jul 2023

Combating the crisis of loneliness

While the COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on loneliness, social engagement with friends and family has been falling for the past two decades as feelings of social isolation have increased.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2023/10/combating-the-crisis-of-loneliness.htm
1 Oct 2023

Adding nicotine replacement therapy to varenicline monotherapy didn't increase smoking cessation

In a randomized trial of 1,251 adults who smoked five or more cigarettes per day, neither varenicline plus a nicotine patch nor extended-duration treatment was superior to 12 weeks of varenicline monotherapy for abstinence.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/10/26/2.htm
26 Oct 2021

ATS guideline strongly recommends varenicline for smoking cessation

A new clinical practice guideline from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) made five strong recommendations and two conditional recommendations regarding medications to treat adults with tobacco dependence.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/07/21/3.htm
21 Jul 2020

Take TIAs as seriously as a stroke

Internal medicine physicians play a critical role in educating patients about the seriousness of transient ischemic attacks and preventing their recurrence.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2023/05/take-tias-as-seriously-as-a-stroke.htm
1 May 2023

Smartphone apps compared for smoking cessation

Patients using a smartphone application for smoking cessation based on coping skills had a nearly 1.5 times higher odds of quitting smoking compared with those who used an app that teaches avoiding triggers for smoking.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/09/29/5.htm
29 Sep 2020

Helping more patients quit smoking

Asking patients about smoking and advising them to quit is not enough to set them up for success.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/06/helping-more-patients-quit-smoking.htm
1 Jun 2022

Smoking cessation study supports ‘never too early, never too late’

Smoking cessation was consistently related to lower risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, and peripheral artery disease (PAD), although a significantly elevated risk for PAD persisted up to 30 years after smoking cessation.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/07/23/4.htm
23 Jul 2019

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