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Key questions on smoking cessation (1.5 CPD hours)

Professor Paul Aveyard, GP and professor of behavioural medicine, answers questions from GP Dr Julian Spinks on nicotine replacement therapy, the use of varenicline and the role of e-cigarettes.

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FULL CPD MODULE

This module will update your knowledge on smoking cessation, including:

  • The most effective nicotine replacement therapy regimen for different patients
  • The role of varenicline and buproprion 
  • The incidence of anxiety and depression when taking varenicline 
  • The role of long-term pharmacological treatment to prevent relapse

Readers' comments (2)

  • Useful advice.I welcome the comments on e-cgarettes and the information that NRT is licensed for lifetime use.I hadnt thought of using a short-acting NRT with a long-acting NRT,that makes sense

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  • Useful advice.I welcome the comments on e-cigarettes and the information that NRT has a license for lifetime use.I hadnt thought of using long-acting NRT with short-acting NRT before,that makes sense.

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