Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, sponsored by the Public Health Service, includes new, effective clinical treatments for tobacco dependence.
Systems strategies are intended to ensure that tobacco use is systematically assessed and treated at every clinical encounter.
Some groups are significantly more vulnerable to the risks of tobacco use, nicotine dependence and exposure to secondhand smoke.
Thinking about quitting is the first step. The following resources can help encourage patients to think about quitting and provide easy-to-access information to help clinicians assist their patients to quit smoking.