Smoking Cessation

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Smoking Cessation: Patient Education Guidelines:

Reynel Dan L. Galicinao , BSN, RN Smoking Cessation: Patient Education Guidelines

Cigarette smoking:

Cigarette smoking

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The single most preventable cause of death and disability today Related to about 30% of all cancer deaths The leading risk factor for coronary artery disease and emphysema

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Smoking can lead to: More dental problems Premature aging of the skin Increased acid in the stomach Decreased exercise tolerance Loss of taste bud function Problems with pregnancy and fetal growth More frequent respiratory infections Bad breath

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Smoking cessation will reverse most of these risks and allow you to breathe more easily and feel better.

Plan to quit:

Plan to quit

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Make a list of all the positive things and all the negative things about smoking C onsider the short- and long-term health risks on your list Talk to your health care provider about reducing withdrawal symptoms and cravings for a cigarette Nicotine chewing gum, nasal spray, or skin patch to aid your stop smoking program

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Oral medications that do not contain nicotine are also available by prescription Talk to family and friends and form a support network of people who have quit smoking Set a date to quit and don't make excuses

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Stock up on low-calorie treats to enjoy when the urge to smoke hits raw vegetables, sugarless gum, popcorn, and sugar-free soft drinks Remove the following from your home, car, and office Ashtrays, Cigarettes Matches, Lighters

Stick with it:

Stick with it

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Avoid smoky environments Bars, coffee shops, smoking section of restaurants Restructure your routine to eliminate times you previously enjoyed a cigarette Anticipate feeling irritable for several days to several weeks while quitting Avoid stressful situations

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Increase exercise to relieve tension walking, biking, or sporting activities Fill free time Concentrate on healthy activity Occupy your hands with modeling clay, knitting, doodling, or a craft project

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Brush your teeth often to enjoy fresher breath. Reward yourself for not smoking.

Try, try again:

Try, try again

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If you start smoking again, do not be discouraged Many people are successful the second time around Review and revise your plan and pick a new quit date

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For more information on smoking-cessation programs, contact: American Cancer Society: American Heart Association: American Lung Association: .

Thank You:

Thank You