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Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation.

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BACKGROUND: The aim of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is temporarily to replace much of the nicotine from cigarettes to reduce motivation to smoke and nicotine withdrawal symptoms, thus easing the transition from cigarette smoking to complete abstinence. OBJECTIVES: The aims of this review were:To determine the effect of NRT compared to placebo in aiding smoking cessation, and to consider whether there is a difference in effect for the different forms of NRT (chewing gum, transdermal pat...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cochrane
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-International
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cochrane
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Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
CD000146
Publication date:
2008-01-23
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1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
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uuid:abde67a9-d374-45b9-b9cd-4011c961886a
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24008
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pubs:24008

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