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Thompson J. Abrupt smoking cessation more effective than cutting down. Practitioner 2016;260(1796):5

Abrupt smoking cessation more effective than cutting down

23 Sep 2016Pais-up subscribers

A large UK trial found clear evidence that quitting smoking abruptly was superior in both the short- and longer-term to gradual cessation. The researchers concluded that in clinical practice patients should be encouraged to stop smoking abruptly and not gradually. 

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