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Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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Over 400,000 individuals die prematurely each year in the United States from cigarette use: one out of every five deaths nationwide. Approximately 40% of smokers will die prematurely unless they are able to quit; major diseases caused by cigarette smoking are listed in Table 204-1.

Disease or ConditionCurrent Smokers
Coronary heart disease
 Age 35–642.83.1
 Age ≥651.51.6
Cerebrovascular disease
 Age 35–643.34
 Age ≥651.61.5
Aortic aneurysm6.27.1
Chronic airway obstruction10.613.1
 Lip, oral cavity, pharynx10.95.1
 Bladder, other urinary organs3.32.2
 Acute myeloid leukemia1.41.4
Sudden infant death syndrome2.3
Infant respiratory distress syndrome1.3
Low birth weight at delivery1.8

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Loscalzo, Joseph, et al., editors. "Smoking Cessation." Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 19th ed., McGraw Hill Inc., 2017. harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623132/all/Smoking_Cessation.
Smoking Cessation. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, et al, eds. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. 19th ed. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623132/all/Smoking_Cessation. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Smoking Cessation. (2017). In Loscalzo, J., Jameson, J. L., Longo, D. L., Hauser, S. L., Fauci, A. S., & Kasper, D. L. (Eds.), Harrison's Manual of Medicine. Available from https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623132/all/Smoking_Cessation
Smoking Cessation [Internet]. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, Hauser SL, Fauci AS, Kasper DL, editors. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623132/all/Smoking_Cessation.
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