Course:PostgradFamilyPractice/ExamPrep/99 Priority Topics/Smoking Cessation
Smoking Cessation - Key Features
1. In all patients, regularly evaluate and document smoking status, recognizing that people may stop or start at any time.
2. In smokers:
a) Discuss the benefits of quitting or reducing smoking.
b) Regularly assess interest in quitting or reducing smoking.
3. In smokers motivated to quit, advise the use of a multi-strategy approach to smoking cessation.
Toronto Notes 2011
Nursing Best Practice Guideline