Carbon monoxide (CO): algorithm for smoking cessation clinics

Algorithm for smoking cessation clinics to identify patients with possible exposure to CO.


Carbon monoxide (CO): smoking cessation algorithm

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For healthcare professionals to use when readings of carbon monoxide (CO) in exhaled breath remain unusually higher than expected in patients who insist they have complied with the smoking cessation programme.

This algorithm also includes advice and key telephone numbers for services providing further advice and practical assistance.

Published 1 March 2011
Last updated 18 December 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated leaflet
  2. First published.