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Practical guide from IPCRG to promote physician and patient discussions of smoking behaviour and smoking cessation.

Assess patients’ smoking status and intent for smoking cessation using a simple flowchart.
Encourage patients to give up smoking using practical tips.
Prevent relapse in patients who have previously quit smoking.
Learn simple techniques to help prevent COPD through smoking cessation. Understand how to support your patient and equip them with the tools to stop smoking.

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