TITLE

Nicotine patch available without prescription

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/06/98, Vol. 159 Issue 7, p751
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on national smoking concerns of Dr. Frederic Bass, director of the British Columbia Medical Association's Doctors' Stop Smoking Program. Bass's opinion that the recent over-the counter availability of nicotine-replacement therapy, or the nicotine patch, is an inadequate national solution to smoking; Responsibilities of physicians as counselors; Media distortion of the patch's dangers.
ACCESSION #
1182151

 

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