The Clinical Takeaway: Smoking cessation

Description

In this episode:

 

– Vaping – there is no safety data currently available
– Young people are accessing disposable devices through illegal channels
– There are two aspects to address in the addiction – nicotine dependency and the more complex psychosocial environment
– Abandoning professional support and pharmacotherapy too early is one of the biggest causes of failure

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 40 mins

 

Guest: Prof Nicholas Zwar, Primary Health Care Teacher and Researcher

 

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Quit Centre

 

 

 

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