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Physician advice for smoking cessation.

Abstract:

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
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cochrane
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD000165
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:22751e9a-f499-4aae-8807-441f7f5ca6db
Source identifiers:
20739
Local pid:
pubs:20739

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