Disease Interrupted, tobacco reduction and cessation
InformationsCatégorie: Santé - médecine Publié en: Février 2014 400 pages
Most tobacco users know the power of addiction and want to quit. Evidence tells a vivid and chilling story of the dire and urgent need to support cessation. Tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death and disease globally, and it contributes to 6 of the 8 leading non-communicable diseases. Tobacco use may also induce the disease of nicotine addiction. Disease Interrupted offers a synthesis of cutting edge empirical evidence for tobacco reduction and cessation. Treatment can save lives, improve quality of life, and reduce the excess healthcare burden of tobacco on society. In this volume, 50 experts from 6 continents explore the field of tobacco reduction and cessation. This resource features the Summary Statements of Canada’s first national smoking cessation Clinical Practice Guidelines.