TITLE

Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in the "real world"

AUTHOR(S)
Shiffman, Saul
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Thorax;Nov2007, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p930
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the study which addresses and refutes the questions raised about the effectiveness of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in "real world" settings. He states that the findings reveal that NRT helps smokers to quit, which double the odds of successful quitting. On the other hand, he suggests that the use of NRT should be optimized to improve its impact on public health.
ACCESSION #
27573420

 

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