Health care providers lack smoking-cessation training

10/28/2008 | Forbes

A survey found 87% to 93% of health care providers have had less than five hours of smoking-cessation training and less than 6% are aware of treatment guidelines for tobacco dependence. Only 16% of those who prescribe drugs knew which FDA-approved medications were over-the-counter and which required a prescription.

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