Cytisine is effective for smoking cessation: should clinicians use it?

This publication co-authored by USC Institute for Global Health Director Jonathan Samet aims to identify tobacco use which remains a leading cause of avoidable premature mortality and morbidity worldwide with approximately 800 million male and 200 million female smokers worldwide. Much of this ongoing disease burden can be avoided through smoking cessation. However, nicotine in tobacco smoke is highly addicting and most cessation attempts fail.

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Authors: Samet JM
Published By: Evidence Based Medicine
Date: August 19, 2014
Publication Link: http://ebm.bmj.com/content/19/4/134.extract