A preoperative smoking intervention decreased postoperative complications in elective knee or hip replacement

Kozak, Elizabeth
July 2002
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 137 Issue 1, p7
Academic Journal
Provides information on a study that investigated whether preoperative smoking intervention more effective than usual care for reducing postoperative morbidity and mortality in patients having elective knee or hip replacement. Study design and setting; Main outcome measures; Main results; Conclusion.


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