Healthcare Providers Can Help to Double, Triple or Quadruple Quit Rates
Healthcare providers play a powerful role in ensuring all patients who use tobacco get help to quit. Effective treatments exist that can produce long-term or permanent abstinence:
Even greater success can result from the combined use of pharmacotherapy and counseling. Click here for a pharmacotherapy treatment chart. Treatments, including counseling, have been shown to be both clinically effective and cost-effective, relative to other medical and disease prevention interventions.
U.S. Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence