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1. Tobacco dependence treatments are recommended for broad populations of tobacco users since studies indicate that effective interventions for one population tend to be effective in other populations.
2. Which of the following is NOT an accurate statement about tobacco dependence intervention for those with psychiatric disorders?
A. Evidence indicates that tobacco use interventions, both counseling and medication, are effective in treating smokers who are receiving treatment for chemical dependency
B. Some data suggest that bupropion SR and NRT may be effective for treating smoking in individuals with schizophrenia and depressive symptoms
C. Current evidence clearlyindicates that smokers with psychiatric disorders benefit more from tobacco use treatments tailored to psychiatric disorders/symptoms than from standard treatments
D. Although psychiatric disorders may place smokers at increased risk for relapse, such smokers can be helped by tobacco dependence treatments
3. While both men and women benefit from using bupropion SR and varenicline to assist with smoking cessation, research clearly indicates that women benefit more from nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) than men.
4. HIV-positive individuals are more likely to smoke than the general population, and:
A. HIV-positive smokers have higher mortality rates and report lower quality of life than HIV-positive nonsmokers
B. HIV-positive smokers appear to be at greater risk for developing invasive pneumococcal diseases and CNS infections compared with non-HIV infected individuals
C. Compared to nonsmoking HIV-positive individuals, smoking among HIV-positive persons in associated with increased risk of several opportunistic infections
D. All of the above
5. Counseling and medications should be used to help all tobacco users maintain abstinence and to treat withdrawal symptoms while they are hospitalized.
6. LGBT individuals are likely to smoke more than general population, and have other risk factors for smoking, including daily stress related to prejudice and stigma.
7. It is estimated that more than __________ Americans age 45 and older smoke cigarettes, accounting for ___________ of all adult smokers in the United States.
A. 20 million; 43 percent
B. 18 million; 41 percent
C. 16 million; 39 percent
D. 14 million; 37 percent
8. Smokers in several racial and ethnic groups attempt to quit as often as or more often than nonminority smokers, but because of life circumstances they tend to use effective treatments less often and have lower success rates.
9. The use of tobacco use continues to be a pediatric concern as demonstrated by:
A. In the United States about 3,000 children and adolescents under age 18 smoke their first cigarette each day, and an estimated 800 children and adolescents become frequent cigarette smokers each day
B. Among adults who ever smoked daily, 80 percent tried their first cigarette before age 21
C. In 2006, 2.5 million U.S. Adolescents aged 12 to 17 were current (past month) users of tobacco products and 1.8 million were current cigarette smokers
D. If current patterns persist, an estimated 6.4 million youth will die prematurely from a smoking-related disease
10. Nicotine replacement has been shown to be safe in adolescents, and there is substantial evidence that these medications and burpropion SR are effective in promoting long-term smoking abstinence among adolescent smokers.
11. Health risks from smokeless products include abrasion of teeth, gingival recession, periodontal bone loss, oral and pancreatic cancer and:
A. Aphlthous ulcer
B. Lichen planus
12. Psychosocial interventions are significantly more effective than usual care in getting pregnant women to quit while they are pregnant.
13. Approximately what percentage of low birth-weight births could be prevented by eliminating smoking during pregnancy.
A. 25 percent or more
B. 20 percent or more
C. 15 percent or more
D. 10 percent or more
14. Nicotine has been postulated to cause each of the following adverse effects during pregnancy EXCEPT:
A. Uteroplacental insufficiency via vasconstriction
B. Fetal neurotoxicity resulting in delayed or impaired brain development
C. An increased risk of SIDS
D. Fetal macrosomia
15. While the majority of smokers who quit smoking gain weight, most will gain fewer than 10 pounds, and only about 10 percent of will gain as much as 30 pounds.
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