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Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care Interventions

Release Date: August 2013

This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.

Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recommendation and Evidence

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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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Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: August 2013

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care Interventions. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/tobacco-use-in-children-and-adolescents-primary-care-interventions?ds=1&s=Tobacco

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