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Effects on abstinence of nicotine patch treatment prior to quitting smoking: a parallel, two-arm, pragmatic randomised trial

Abstract:

Objectives

Standard smoking cessation pharmacotherapy is recommended in the post-quit period, but may also facilitate abstinence if used prior to quitting. The objective was to examine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of nicotine patch worn for four weeks before a quit attempt.

Design

Randomised controlled open-label trial.

Setting

Primary care and smoking cessation clinics in England enrolled patients between 13/08/2012 and 10/03/2015.

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmj.k2164

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1802-4217
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Journal website
Volume:
361
Pages:
:k2164
Publication date:
2018-01-01
Acceptance date:
2018-04-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
835750
Pubs id:
pubs:835750
UUID:
uuid:ff8ff929-d32d-43fa-9952-e303e7fe506b
Local pid:
pubs:835750
Deposit date:
2018-04-16

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