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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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TY - ELEC T1 - Smoking Cessation ID - 623132 ED - Fauci,Anthony S, ED - Hauser,Stephen L, ED - Jameson,J Larry, ED - Kasper,Dennis L, ED - Longo,Dan L, ED - Loscalzo,Joseph, BT - Harrison's Manual of Medicine UR - https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623132/all/Smoking_Cessation PB - McGraw Hill Inc. ET - 19 DB - Harrison's Manual of Medicine DP - Unbound Medicine ER -