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T Sivasankari, M Vikneshan, K Shivashankar, G Vidhya, S Vandana
Keywords : Counseling, Nicotine replacement therapy, Smoking
Citation Information : Sivasankari T, Vikneshan M, Shivashankar K, Vidhya G, Vandana S. Focus-group Discussion on Smoking Cessation Methods and its Awareness among Interns and Home Guards. 2019; 9 (2):41-42.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 01-04-2020
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).
Smoking is a major public health problem. It is a serious concern in both developed and developing countries. There are 1.3 billion smokers around the world. Furthermore, 5 million people die worldwide from smoking each year.1 Health knowledge about the ill effects of smoking is very important factor to motivate smokers to quit smoking. Dental institutions provide very good platform to educate budding dentists to inculcate the habit of tobacco cessation counseling, including nicotine replacement therapy (NRT).