CLINICAL QUESTION: Is gradual smoking cessation associated with poorer success rates than abrupt cessation in smokers who want to quit? BOTTOM LINE: Gradual reduction may not be associated with a clinically significant difference in smoking cessation rates compared with abrupt cessation.

Original publication

DOI

10.1001/jama.2013.6473

Type

Journal article

Journal

JAMA

Publication Date

03/07/2013

Volume

310

Pages

91 - 92

Keywords

Humans, Smoking, Smoking Cessation