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Tobacco dependency is a long-term relapsing condition that usually starts in childhood

In this summary document Dr Noel Baxter describes tobacco dependency as a long term relapsing condition that usually starts in childhood.  In the document he outlines simple steps you can take to support patients to quit including Very Brief Advce (VBA) and he outlines the treatments available to support smoking cessation.

Last modified: 
03/12/2020
Category: 
Clinical resource or information
Derivation: 
PCRS Produced / Collaboration
Clinical Area: 
Tobacco smoking and nicotine
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Listing Status: 
Current