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Medicines to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people stop smoking – a guide for health workers

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Publication date: 
March 2012
Publication type: 
Guideline
Intended audience: 
Health professionals
Description: 

The guide for health professionals explains how NRT and other medicines help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people stop smoking.

Topics covered include:

  • why stop smoking
  • nicotine addiction and withdrawal
  • ways to stop smoking
  • nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)
  • NRT and pregnancy
  • NRT and young people
  • other medicines to help quit smoking
  • how these medicines are supplied