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VBA drives quitting attempts

Posted on: 18 Jul 2019

One of the key priorities of the Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS) is to convince clinicians that tobacco dependency is a long-term relapsing condition that starts in childhood.


Treating tobacco dependency should be a high priority for all clinicians.


There are simple and effective steps they can take to help their patients.


Drawn from the PCRS “Pragmatic Guide for the Diagnosis and Management of Tobacco Dependency”, this infographic is a fingertip reference to the financial burden of smoking to the NHS. It also tutors on the dos and don’ts of offering Very Brief Advice.

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