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Reduction versus abrupt cessation in smokers who want to quit.

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BACKGROUND: The standard way to stop smoking is to quit abruptly on a designated quit day. A number of smokers have tried unsuccessfully to quit this way. Reducing smoking before quitting could be an alternative approach to cessation. Before this method is adopted it is important to determine whether it is at least as successful as abrupt quitting. OBJECTIVES: 1. To compare the success of reducing smoking to quit and abrupt quitting interventions. 2. To compare adverse events between arms in...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Cochrane database of systematic reviews More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
11
Pages:
CD008033
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
Language:
English
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pubs:363966
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uuid:91737cb7-f847-46d4-a698-4026a4de37ff
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pubs:363966
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363966
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2013-10-09

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