Paper Chase 1: Smoking Cessation: Set a Date and Just Do It!From July 2016, Creme de la Thyroid
Quitting smoking abruptly is more likely to lead to lasting abstinence than gradual reduction. •4min 59Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Paperchase 4: Smoking Cessation in the ElderlyFrom August 2015, Thinking About This Aneurysm is Keeping Me Awake!
You’re never too old to quit smoking.5min 19Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Paper chase 2: Varenicline Does Not Increase Depression or Suicidal IdeationFrom July 2015, Some Alcohol, Some Empathy, and a Little Restless Genital
We want to improve our patients’ health with smoking cessation, but we don’t want to harm them in the process. Varenicline has been linked with an increase in neuropsychiatric events such as depression and suicidal ideation. This meta-analysis suggests that that is not the case. •3min 49Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO