Smoking Cessation Among Methadone Maintained Patients
- Determine the efficacy of a brief motivational intervention on smoking cessation in
smokers enrolled in a methadone maintenance program.
OUTLINE: Patients are assigned to 1 of 2 groups.
- Group 1: Patients undergo assessment at baseline and at 1, 3, and 6 months.
- Group 2: Patients receive a brief motivational intervention at the time of their
baseline assessment and undergo assessment as in group 1.
All patients will be offered a 2- to 3-month supply of nicotine patches.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 400 patients will be accrued for this study.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Michael Stein, MD
Rhode Island Hospital
United States: Federal Government
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