Despite numerous anti-smoking campaigns, millions of adults continue to use traditional tobacco-cigarettes or e-cigarettes. Nearly 70% of smokers state they want to quit, however, less than 10% are successful. Disappointingly, less than 60% of smokers report being offered any advice from healthcare professionals when trying to quit. Smartphone applications are a new option for patients attempting to quit smoking in the digital age, but it is unclear if these apps improve quit rates.
Guest Authors: Yue Pheng Vang, PharmD and Michelle Balli, PharmD, BCACP
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