Archived: Tobacco Use in Adults and Pregnant Women: Counseling and Interventions
Original Release Date: April 2009
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Archived: Recommendation Summary
Summary of Recommendations
The USPSTF recommends that clinicians ask all adults about tobacco use and provide tobacco cessation interventions for those who use tobacco products.
The USPSTF recommends that clinicians ask all pregnant women about tobacco use and provide augmented, pregnancy-tailored counseling for those who smoke.
This recommendation reaffirms the USPSTF's 2003 recommendation on Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use and Tobacco-Caused Disease with respect to adults and pregnant women. Go here to view the 2013 recommendation for children and adolescents. An updated recommendation on this topic for children and adolescents is being prepared.
Go to the Clinical Summary of this recommendation.
Archived: Related Information for Health Professionals
- 5 R's to Treat Tobacco Use
- ASSIST - Brief interview about alcohol, tobacco products and other drugs
- Counseling and Interventions to Prevent Tobacco Use and Tobacco-Caused Disease in Adults and Pregnant Women - Clinical Summary of USPSTF Recommendation, 2009
- 5 A's Behavioral Counseling Framework
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services BeTobaccoFree.gov
- CDC Community Guide - Information on Reducing Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Archived: Supporting Documents
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Tobacco Use in Adults and Pregnant Women: Counseling and Interventions. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.