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Mar 31, 2014 9:26:00 AM

Mobile Tools Can Increase Tobacco Screening and Cessation Counseling Rates, Columbia Nursing Study Finds

Smartphones and tablets may hold the key to getting more clinicians to screen patients for tobacco use

Smartphones and tablets may hold the key to getting more clinicians to screen patients for tobacco use and advise smokers on how to quit. Even though tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the U.S., clinicians often don’t ask about smoking during patient exams.

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Mar 31, 2014 9:26:00 AM

Mobile Tools Can Increase Tobacco Screening and Cessation Counseling Rates, Columbia Nursing Study Finds

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