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Smoking Cessation in COPD patients
 
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Smoking Cessation Service of Community of Madrid
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Carlos A. Jimenez-Ruiz   

Smoking Cessation Service of Community of Madrid, C/ Santacruz del Marcenado, 9, 28015 Madrid, Spain
Submission date: 2016-03-30
Acceptance date: 2016-03-31
Publication date: 2016-03-31
 
Tob. Prev. Cessation 2016;2(April Supplement):35
 
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Smoking
 
ABSTRACT
Tobacco smoking is the main cause of COPD. Smoking cessation is the only therapeutic measure that can cure COPD and prevent this disorder from its chronic progression. Smoking cessation in COPD patients is difficult because most of these patients have specific characteristics that prevent them to quit. Recently, an ERS Task Force has developed a Consensus Document that contains recommendations for helping COPD smokers to quit.
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