TITLE

A Preoperative Smoking Cessation Intervention Increases Postoperative Quit Rates and May Reduce Postoperative Morbidity

AUTHOR(S)
Thomsen, T.
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;2/16/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 4, p394
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information about the increase of postoperative quit rates of smoking and reduction of postoperative morbidity after the intervention of preoperative smoking cessation. It notes the use of an experimental approach to get the result of the study. It also says that wound complication decreased in the group of patients who received preoperative smoking cessation intervention.
ACCESSION #
58475345

 

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