Guidelines 

Supporting smoking cessation. A guide for health professionals (2011)
Updated Australian smoking cessation guidelines. A p
ractical, succinct and evidence-based resource that can be used by a wide range of health professionals working in a variety of settings.

Smoking cessation guidelines treatment algorithm (2012)
A 2-page guide to choosing pharmacotherapy for cessation. Includes an algorithm for selecting therapies and a guide to pharmacotherapy in special populations, e.g. pregnancy and cardiovascular disease. A companion document to the national guidelines (above).

Smoking cessation pharmacotherapy: an update for health professionals (2007)
Developed under the auspices of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence (2008)
Guidelines for smoking cessation by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (US). 2008 Update

The Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group (constantly updated)
Over 60 systematic meta-analyses on a range of smoking issues to assist decision making

New Zealand Smoking Cessation Guidelines (2007)
Evidence based guidelines for health care workers

Brief interventions and referral for smoking cessation in primary care and other settings (2006)
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, UK

Heart Foundation. Reducing risk in heart disease (2012)
An expert guide to clinical practice for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease, including recommendations for smoking (Heart Foundation and Cardiac Society of Australia) 

 

 


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