Tobacco Cessation Centre
- The Tobacco Cessation Centre is a special service run by the Rajas dental college and hospital in order to aid persons wishing to quit smoking or chewing tobacco and tobacco containing products.
- The clinic is held on all the days and has been effective in aiding the patients who smokes.
- Patients undergo a detailed evaluation, which focuses on the severity of their addiction and use, their motivation to quit, assessment of the amount of carbon-monoxide (a byproduct of tobacco use) in their body.
- They are then counselled regarding appropriate strategies to aid quitting, which is usually a combination of medicines to reduce the urge and craving for nicotine as well as behavioral strategies to deal with the consequences of quitting.