The Journal of National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1--8

Methods of smoking cessation


Apexa B Patel1, Advaita B Patel2, Baldev V Patel3 
1 College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Kalol Institute of Pharmacy, Kalol, Gujarat, India
3 Department of Microbiology, School of Sciences, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Apexa B Patel
College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
India

Smoking is the leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Cessation of smoking significantly reduces the risk of dying from tobacco-related diseases such as oral cancer, heart diseases, and lung cancer. Since smoking is considered to be a major health hazard in the world, dentists and health-care workers need to consider it seriously and assist their patients in smoking cessation. This review article summarizes different smoking cessation methods, withdrawal symptoms and health benefits due to smoking cessation.


How to cite this article:
Patel AB, Patel AB, Patel BV. Methods of smoking cessation.J Nat Accred Board Hosp Healthcare Providers 2016;3:1-8


How to cite this URL:
Patel AB, Patel AB, Patel BV. Methods of smoking cessation. J Nat Accred Board Hosp Healthcare Providers [serial online] 2016 [cited 2017 Dec 17 ];3:1-8
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