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Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy

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This review provides an overview of current guidelines regarding NRT (nicotine replacement therapy) use in pregnancy, considering the existing evidence base on safety, efficacy and effectiveness.

In addition, it outlines pragmatic suggestions for clinical practice and implications for policy and future research.

Authors
Yael Bar-Zeev, Ling Li Lim, Billie Bonevski, Maree Gruppetta, Gillian S Gould

Type
1-hour Reading

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), recommended in current   Australian clinical guidelines for pregnant women who are unable to quit smoking unassisted
  • Become aware of the effects of nicotine on the fetal development in animal models, and the safety and efficacy of nicotine replacement therapy in human studies
  • Use this review as a practical guide on how the risks versus benefits of NRT use during pregnancy could be articulated, and how and when to decide whether to use or increase NRT during pregnancy

Focus
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), guidelines, nicotine, fetal development, pregnancy, smoking cessation

Provider name

Medical Journal of Australia

Provider number

N/A

Type

Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review

Duration

1h : 0m

CPD Points/Hours

MBA: 1h : 0m

Topic

Women's Health

Audience

Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Dentist, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Pharmacist, Psychologist, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

Delivery
Title
Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Obstetrics, Preventive healthcare | medicine, Research, General Dental
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
1 hour
CPD Points
MBA: 1h : 0m
Price
Free
Price Details
Free
Location
Online
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