Pharmacist guide algorithm references

References for the Helping patients to stop smoking: a practical guide for community pharmacist algorithm

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  4. Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. Guidelines for pharmacists providing smoking cessation support. Deakin West, ACT: PSA; September 2021.

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