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Public Health England. (2018) Stop smoking options: guidance for conversations with patients. London: Public Health England.

URL: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/stop-sm...

This guidance supports clinicians in their conversations with patients on the different available options for stopping smoking and their effectiveness. Different approaches suit different people so if the first thing a smoker tries does not help, they should try another way.

Stopping smoking has a range of benefits for:

  • health (reducing risks of cancer and cardiovascular disease)
  • saving money (on average people save £250 per month from stopping smoking)
  • families and children (passive smoking)
Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Tobacco
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder harm reduction, Education and training
Source:Public Health England
Date:August 2018
Publisher:Public Health England
Corporate Creators:Public Health England
Place of Publication:London
Subjects:B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Patient care management
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family relations > Family role > Role of parent
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
T Demographic characteristics > Nurse
T Demographic characteristics > Parent
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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