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A randomised trial of nicotine assisted reduction to stop in pharmacies - the RedPharm study.

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BACKGROUND: Public policy and clinical treatment in tobacco addiction in the UK has focused on cessation: an abrupt attempt to stop all cigarettes. However, recent evidence suggests that allowing more gradual withdrawal from tobacco or even permanent partial substitution by nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) could lead to net benefits to public health. No jurisdiction has introduced smoking reduction programmes in normal clinical care and the best methods for their implementation is uncert...

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10.1186/1471-2458-12-182

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Prevention Research Advisory Board of the National Prevention Research Initiative
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC public health More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
182
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
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English
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2013-11-16

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