Tobacco Cessation: A Practice Manual for Primary Care Physicians

1st Edition

Rajmohan Panda, Manu Raj Mathur

CRC Press
December 5, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 120 Pages - 12 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9780367133245 - CAT# K409477

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Summary

Cessation of tobacco use is the need of the hour given that it is the single largest cause of disease and premature death in the world. This book covers epidemiology and risks, user classification, nicotine replacement therapy, pharmacological aids, behavioral modification and patient counseling techniques, along with personalized action plan development.

Key Features

  • Covers all aspect of tobacco cessation.
  • Provides guidance on differential diagnosis and includes useful decision-making flowcharts.
  • Provides step-by-step guidance to counsel tobacco users in routine clinical practice.
  • Discusses the process of setting up a cessation centre.
  • Facilitates in-depth understanding of the subject through case studies at the end of each chapter