Interview with , professor in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University and senior investigator of the Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital in Montreal. He is also chair-elect of the and chair of the tobacco guideline working group.
In their (open access), Dr. Thombs and the Task Force reviewed the evidence supporting behavioural interventions for prevention and treatment of smoking in children and youth. He explains their findings in this podcast.
People who smoke tobacco may be interested in quitting, reducing their smoking or neither. Physicians can offer interventions for all of these groups. In this podcast interview, and – experts on smoking cessation from the – offer practical advice to guide physicians in helping their patients. They, and co-authors, have reviewed evidence on smoking cessation initiatives in an article published in CMAJ.