Guest: J. Taylor Hays, M.D. (@jtaylorhays)Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD)Quitting smoking is one of the hardest things for our patients to do. The clinical target of nicotine replacement and other quit therapies is not to smoke. Clinical outcomes vary among the pharmacologic treatments, relapses are common, and some patients become addicted to those treatments. Dr. J. Taylor Hays unravels some of the do’s and don’ts when it comes to counseling and treating these patients.Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.