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Strengthening primary care provider treatment capacity in India

By globalbridges

The Strengthening Tobacco Cessation Capacity of Primary Care Professionals (SCCoPE) project combines online and face-to-face training as well as a network and community of practice to strengthen primary care providers’ capacity to provide effective, evidence-based tobacco dependence treatment.

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30 Seconds

By globalbridges

A film developed and produced by the English National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training to highlight the importance of, and best way to, identify and deliver a brief intervention to smokers. The short film was made for an online training programme to encourage HCPs to take 30 seconds to Ask, Advise, and Act to help smokers to qui

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The Effect of Systematic Clinical Interventions with Cigarette Smokers on Quit Status and the Rates of Smoking-Related Primary Care Office Visits

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The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Guideline for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence includes 10 key recommendations regarding the identification and the treatment of tobacco users seen in all health care settings. While there is significant research from randomized clinical trials to support the impact of brief tobacco interventions, the USPHS Guideline also states that “it is imperative that new research examine the implication of effective treatments in real-world settings.” With the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the rapid adoption of meaningful use (MU) compliant software [5] for electronic health records (EHR), it should be possible to use data collected in these real-world settings to measure the health and economic impact of brief tobacco interventions.

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