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Youth (Children and Adolescents)  Research Gaps

 


The following research gaps are included in CAN-ADAPTT's guideline and have been approved by the Guideline Development Group (GDG).

  

·  Evaluate the effectiveness of using the 5A’s in paediatric clinics to treat both adolescents and parents. With youth, at what points should clinicians intervene and how often?
 
·  Explore the safety and effectiveness of medications in adolescents, including bupropion SR, NRT, Varenicline, and a nicotine vaccine
 
·  Investigate the effectiveness of counselling interventions to motivate youth to stop using tobacco
 
·  Investigate the effectiveness of child-focused versus family-focused or peer-focused interventions as well as interventions accessed via the Internet, quitlines, and school-based programs
 
·  Research strategies for increasing the efficacy, appeal, and reach of counselling treatments for adolescent smokers
 
·  Evaluate interventions that prevent sustained smoking in youth
 
·  What should clinicians ask about in identifying youth at risk for sustained smoking?
 
·  To what extent should other addictions be addressed?
 
·  How to develop best practices that acknowledge the range of specific situations encountered by youth
  


 
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