A period of time during which a PERSON attempts to stop smoking. During this time, it is expected that the PERSON will set a QUIT DATE. The episode starts when the PERSON presents themselves to the SMOKING CESSATION SERVICE and ends either when it is confirmed that the person has stopped smoking, or has ceased to attempt to give up smoking, whichever is the earlier.
HSC 1999/087 New NHS Smoking Cessation Services, April 1999
Department of Health Monitoring Return: Smoking Cessation Services, April 2001
This class is also known by these names:
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