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Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation.

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BACKGROUND: The aim of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is to replace nicotine from cigarettes. This reduces withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation thus helping resist the urge to smoke cigarettes. OBJECTIVES: The aims of this review were to determine the effectiveness of the different forms of nicotine replacement therapy (chewing gum, transdermal patches, nasal spray, inhalers and tablets) in achieving abstinence from cigarettes, or a sustained reduction in amount smoked; t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2001-01-01
EISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
111013
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:111013
UUID:
uuid:4806e75a-f9ec-49f9-9185-f114a10f0caf
Local pid:
pubs:111013
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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