(PDF Download) Identifying and Treating Patients Who Use Tobacco: Action Steps for Clinicians


This guide provides evidence-based, tested tobacco use identification and intervention strategies for busy clinicians. These strategies consist of actions clinicians can take to improve care delivery and ways to increase the use of evidence-based brief interventions for patients who use tobacco. Additional resources and references for each action step are also included in this guide.


Million Hearts® is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services initiative that is co-led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, with the goal of preventing one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.

Published: June 2016 (13 pages)

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