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Adding nicotine replacement therapy to varenicline monotherapy didn't increase smoking cessation

In a randomized trial of 1,251 adults who smoked five or more cigarettes per day, neither varenicline plus a nicotine patch nor extended-duration treatment was superior to 12 weeks of varenicline monotherapy for abstinence.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/10/26/2.htm
26 Oct 2021

Help COPD patients with more probing care

Patients with undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can sometimes hide in plain sight.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/help-copd-patients-with-more-probing-care.htm
1 Sep 2022

Smartphone apps compared for smoking cessation

Patients using a smartphone application for smoking cessation based on coping skills had a nearly 1.5 times higher odds of quitting smoking compared with those who used an app that teaches avoiding triggers for smoking.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/09/29/5.htm
29 Sep 2020

Making smoking cessation less of a struggle

This month's issue considers smoking cessation, helping patients with disabilities, and conference coverage from the Society of Hospital Medicine's annual meeting.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/06/making-smoking-cessation-less-of-a-struggle.htm
1 Jun 2022

Smoking cessation study supports ‘never too early, never too late’

Smoking cessation was consistently related to lower risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, and peripheral artery disease (PAD), although a significantly elevated risk for PAD persisted up to 30 years after smoking cessation.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/07/23/4.htm
23 Jul 2019

Helping more patients quit smoking

Asking patients about smoking and advising them to quit is not enough to set them up for success.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/06/helping-more-patients-quit-smoking.htm
1 Jun 2022

ATS guideline strongly recommends varenicline for smoking cessation

A new clinical practice guideline from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) made five strong recommendations and two conditional recommendations regarding medications to treat adults with tobacco dependence.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/07/21/3.htm
21 Jul 2020

Take a tiered approach to CVD

Primary care physicians' efforts are paying off as they promote primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, even in a time-pressed visit.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/02/take-a-tiered-approach-to-cvd.htm
1 Feb 2022

Gout flares may precede cardiovascular events

A retrospective study found that gout patients who experienced an acute myocardial infarction or stroke had significantly higher odds of a recent gout flare in the preceding four months than those who did not.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/08/09/1.htm
9 Aug 2022

Primary care physicians missing out on reimbursement for preventive services

Physicians provided reimbursable prevention and coordination services to 5.0% to 60.6% of Medicare patients but billed for a much smaller fraction, ranging from less than 1% for alcohol misuse or obesity counseling to 35.8% for wellness visits, a study found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/06/28/1.htm
28 Jun 2022

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