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Systematic Review

Source: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Last Reviewed: September 2015

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians ask all adults about tobacco use, advise them to stop using tobacco, and provide behavioral interventions and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)–approved drug therapy for cessation to adults who use tobacco. The USPSTF also recommends that clinicians ask all pregnant women about tobacco use, advise them to stop using tobacco, and provide behavioral interventions for cessation to pregnant women who use tobacco. This is an A recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2015). Final update summary: tobacco smoking cessation in adults, including pregnant women: behavioral and pharmacotherapy interventions. Retrieved from https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation/tobacco-use-in-adults-and-pregnant-women-counseling-and-interventions