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Influence of smoking cessation after diagnosis of early stage lung cancer on prognosis: systematic review of observational studies with meta-analysis
Preliminary evidence that smoking cessation after diagnosis of early stage lung cancer improves prognostic outcomes is provided, and it is indicated that offering smoking cessation treatment to patients presenting with earlyStage lung cancer may be beneficial.
Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation.
- J. Hartmann-Boyce, H. McRobbie, C. Bullen, R. Begh, L. Stead, P. Hajek
- MedicineThe Cochrane database of systematic reviews
- 14 September 2016
The safety and effect of using ECs to help people who smoke achieve long-term smoking abstinence and the main outcome measure was abstinence from smoking after at least six months follow-up is evaluated.
Motivational interviewing for smoking cessation.
- Nicola Lindson-Hawley, T. P. Thompson, R. Begh
- Medicine, PsychologyThe Cochrane database of systematic reviews
- 2 March 2015
Motivational interviewing may assist people to quit smoking, but the results should be interpreted with caution, due to variations in study quality, treatment fidelity, between-study heterogeneity and the possibility of publication or selective reporting bias.
Brief opportunistic smoking cessation interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare advice to quit and offer of assistance.
Physicians may be more effective in promoting attempts to stop smoking by offering assistance to all smokers than by advising smokers to quit and offering assistance only to those who express an interest in doing so.
Screening and brief intervention for obesity in primary care: a parallel, two-arm, randomised trial
Interventions to reduce harm from continued tobacco use.
- Nicola Lindson-Hawley, J. Hartmann-Boyce, T. Fanshawe, R. Begh, A. Farley, T. Lancaster
- Medicine, Political ScienceThe Cochrane database of systematic reviews
- 13 October 2016
The evidence base for this comparison is inadequate to support the use of these types of behavioural advice to reduce smoking, and it is unclear whether or not these aids increase the likelihood of smoking reduction or cessation.
Does reduced smoking if you can’t stop make any difference?
The combined data imply that smoking reduction is a promising intervention, particularly when supported by clean nicotine; however, the benefits are only observed when it leads to permanent cessation.
Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation
Whether e-cigarettes help people who smoke to cut down and stop smoking, what are the health risks from e-cigarette use, and how these compare with smoking are looked at.
Lack of attentional retraining effects in cigarette smokers attempting cessation: a proof of concept double-blind randomised controlled trial.