There are different nicotine replacement therapy (“NRT”) products available in the markets as an aid for smoking cessation. The most common products are patches and chewing gum.

a) How does NRT work as an aid for smoking cessation?   (2 marks)

b)  Compare the routes of administration between NRT patches and chewing gum.  How would you recommend your customers to choose between these two products? (5 marks)

c)  Explain the differences between the 16-hour and 24-hour NRT patches. Provide the counselling points for using NRT patches. (5 marks)

d)  Explain the technique of using NRT chewing gum.  (3 marks)

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