Treatment of Tobacco Dependency

In most patients the traumatic experience of an acute cardiac event will be the starting point of serious efforts to give up smoking. Here, the engagement, knowledge, and support from all health professionals and the cardiac rehabilitation team is required. After information on the willingness and the stage of change of the patient to stop smoking, the method used to support the patients is described in this chapter, including indications for and use of pharmacotherapy. Insight into smoking addiction, information, support, and understanding are important success factors for the cardiologist in helping the patient to stop smoking and prevent relapse.

5 Easy Ways To Stop Smoking

5 Easy Ways To Stop Smoking

Your first day without cigarettes can be difficult, but having a plan will make it easier! Learn what steps to take on the day you quit smoking.

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