NPs should be on "front lines" in preventing smoking in youth

03/28/2005 | ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners

As leaders in health promotion and disease prevention, nurse practitioners should be on the front lines of educating patients on smoking cessation, a nurse practitioner writes. With statistics showing 75% of smokers become addicted to nicotine before they turn 17, efforts should be focused on preventing kids from even starting.

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