How to Help Patients Quit Smoking: 10 Questions for Primary Care

June 14, 2019
Leo Robert
Leo Robert

Take this quick 10-question quiz to find out what you can do to help your patients live tobacco-free. 

If all primary care physicians routinely asked their patients about tobacco use and advised tobacco users to quit, they could reach >80% of tobacco users each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Physicians could motivate 40% of these smokers to make a quit attempt and help 2% to 3% of those who are receiving brief advice quit successfully. The WHO’s brief tobacco interventions toolkit for primary care physicians offers a quick and effective way to get it done. Scroll down for more.