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Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation and reduction.

Abstract:

Electronic cigarettes (ECs) are electronic devices that heat a liquid - usually comprising propylene glycol and glycerol, with or without nicotine and flavours, stored in disposable or refillable cartridges or a reservoir - into an aerosol for inhalation. Since ECs appeared on the market in 2006 there has been a steady growth in sales. Smokers report using ECs to reduce risks of smoking, but some healthcare organisations have been reluctant to encourage smokers to switch to ECs, citing lack o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume:
12
Issue:
12
Pages:
CD010216
Publication date:
2014-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:d92295a5-3e34-4276-abfd-de7b5b9c676e
Source identifiers:
501668
Local pid:
pubs:501668

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