January 13, 2011 - Combined Internet and telephone treatment of smoking cessation outperform static and dynamic Internet interventions, according to the results of a 3-group, randomized controlled trial reported in the January 10 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine.
A priori hypotheses were that Internet enhanced with tailored content and social support would outperform basic Internet (BI) and that enhanced Internet (EI) plus proactive telephone counseling would outperform the other conditions.
PAPER: A Randomized Trial of Internet and Telephone Treatment for Smoking Cessation,
Amanda L. Graham, PhD; Nathan K. Cobb, MD; George D. Papandonatos, PhD; Jose L. Moreno, MA; Hakmook Kang, MS; David G. Tinkelman, MD; Beth C. Bock, PhD; Raymond S. Niaura, PhD; David B. Abrams, PhD, Arch Intern Med. 2011;171(1):46-53, ABSTRACT..