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Benefits of Smoking Cessation and the Role of Health Professionals

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In Australia, tobacco smoking is a major contributor to preventable illness and death, estimated to contribute to the deaths of almost 19,000 Australians every year. Therefore, health professionals play an essential role in supporting people with cessation.

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With tobacco involved in the deaths of more than eight million people globally, every year, health professionals play an essential role in supporting people with cessation. In Australia, tobacco smoking is a major contributor to preventable illness and death. In fact, it is estimated to contribute to the deaths of almost 19,000 Australians every year. Smoking cessation, the process of quitting smoking, is imperative to the health of every individual who smokes. Regardless of age or smoking-related conditions that have already developed, there are immediate and long-term health benefits to be gained by quitting.

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Kelly
13 Jul 2021
Good evidence to help n practice.
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Bina Baniya
11 Apr 2021
Informative!
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sylvia Rembisz
12 Aug 2021
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Melissa Fletcher
13 Jul 2021
This learning reinforces the hope and encouragment that can be provided to clients that smoke and furthermore feel it's maybe too late to bother trying to quit.
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Annabelle Holden
20 Aug 2021
Very informative and relevant information.
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Lorraine Hince
15 Jul 2021
A good overview of topic
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April Wrigley
13 Jul 2021
Easy to read and understand.
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Eileen Mckeown
14 Jul 2021
Very interesting to read as I didn’t realise how much it effects people’s health and the risks
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Martine Woods
27 Jul 2021
Clear info with good resources for future reference
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20 Jul 2021
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