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A Longitudinal Analysis of Electronic Cigarette Use and Smoking Cessation

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dstockzlaja-i-pedjaset2pedja-no-2stock-4-100229272 The latest Journal of American Medical Association published a longitudinal analysis evaluating the smoking cessation rates in close to 1600 current smokers using electronic cigarettes. The authors stated that the study did not achieve statistical power, but contributed to the building evidence that e-cigarettes do not increase smoking cessation rates, as often suggested by manufacturers. What is your experience with e-cigarettes – personally or with your patients? Would your current recommendations change after reading this survey?

For additional information, please see JAMA.

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March 26, 2014 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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