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Physician advice for smoking cessation.

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BACKGROUND: Healthcare professionals frequently advise patients to improve their health by stopping smoking. Such advice may be brief, or part of more intensive interventions. OBJECTIVES: The aims of this review were to assess the effectiveness of advice from physicians in promoting smoking cessation; to compare minimal interventions by physicians with more intensive interventions; to assess the effectiveness of various aids to advice in promoting smoking cessation, and to determine the effe...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD000165
Publication date:
2008-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
20739
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:20739
UUID:
uuid:22751e9a-f499-4aae-8807-441f7f5ca6db
Local pid:
pubs:20739
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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