Treatment and Cessation

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Treatment and CessationTreatment and Cessation

ACOG's Wellness Work Group on Tobacco Cessation has identified the following resources to assist obstetrician-gynecologists and women's health care providers in helping patients to  initiate tobacco and nicotine cessation.

Synopsis and Tools

In this synopsis, ACOG's Wellness Work Group on Tobacco Cessation provides strategies for helping patients with nicotine cessation: Treatment and Cessation. (PDF)

In order to assist ob-gyns and women's health care providers in initiating conversations around tobacco use and cessation, the Work Group also created a pocket card: Counseling Steps for Tobacco and Nicotine Cessation

Web Resources

These resources are for information only and are not meant to be comprehensive. Referral to these resources does not imply the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ endorsement of the organization, the organization’s web site, or the content of the resource. The resources may change without notice.

Also in The Tobacco and Nicotine Cessation Toolkit

Letter From ACOG President Mark S. DeFrancesco, MD, MBA (PDF)
Background and Introduction (PDF)
Physiology and Complications of Smoking
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems
Unique Populations
Office Practice and Coding
Web Resources

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