Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care Interventions
Release Date: August 2013
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Summary of Recommendation and Evidence
|School-Aged Children and Adolescents|
The USPSTF recommends that primary care clinicians provide interventions, including education or brief counseling, to prevent initiation of tobacco use among school-aged children and adolescents.
See the Clinical Considerations for more information on effective interventions.
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Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care Interventions. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.