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Effectiveness of interventions to help people stop smoking: findings from the Cochrane Library.

Abstract:

Advice from doctors, structured interventions from nurses, and individual and group counselling are effective interventions. Generic self help materials are no better than brief advice but more effective than doing nothing; personalised materials are more effective than standard materials. All forms of nicotine replacement therapy are effective. The antidepressants bupropion and nortriptyline increased quit rates in a small number of trials; the usefulness of the antihypertensive drug clonidi...

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10.1136/bmj.321.7257.355

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cochrane
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cochrane
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
321
Issue:
7257
Pages:
355-358
Publication date:
2000-08-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:2892ca73-d801-42f2-8322-8ab22d7b95b5
Source identifiers:
27171
Local pid:
pubs:27171

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