The Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center conducts extensive research to refine and improve treatment approaches and success rates. Areas of investigation include:
- Effectiveness of treatment programs
- Dosage levels for nicotine replacement medications
- New medications for treatment and relief of withdrawal symptoms
- Treatment outcomes of cessation programs for special patient populations
Read more about this research on the Nicotine Dependence Center's research page.
See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on smoking cessation on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
May. 14, 2014
- Stead LF, et al. Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2012: CD000146. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD000146.pub4/full. Accessed Feb. 4, 2014.
- Fiore MC, et al. Treating tobacco use and dependence: 2008 update U.S. Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline executive summary. Respiratory Care. 2008;53:1217.
- Burke MV (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Feb. 24, 2014.
- AskMayoExpert. Tobacco cessation. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2013.
- Nicotine replacement therapy labels may change. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm345087.htm. Accessed Feb. 4, 2014.
- Rennard SI, et al. Overview of smoking cessation management in adults. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Feb. 4, 2014.