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Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of computer and other electronic aids for smoking cessation: a systematic review and network meta-analysis

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Background: Smoking is harmful to health. On average, lifelong smokers lose 10 years of life, and about half of all lifelong smokers have their lives shortened by smoking. Stopping smoking reverses or prevents many of these harms. However, cessation services in the NHS achieve variable success rates with smokers who want to quit. Approaches to behaviour change can be supplemented with electronic aids, and this may significantly increase quit rates and prevent a proportion of ... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.3310/hta16380

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University of Oxford
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NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Technology Assessment Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
38
Publication date:
2012-10-05
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EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
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uuid:ba7d9f21-52c7-44bd-9113-94036333b6cb
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365248
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pubs:365248

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