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Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Pregnant Women.

Misconceptions about e-cigarettes are common among pregnant women, potentially motivating use that may pose risks to both maternal and child health. Screening and education regarding e-cigarettes should be included in prenatal care. Future research in th
Journal of Addiction Medicine
added Jun 12, 2015 22:58
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[UK] Mental Health Patients Smoke Three Times As Much As Public

A government-funded public health organization in England says that people who are being treated for mental health illnesses smoke three times as much as the general public and is now pushing for all mental hospitals in the country to be smoke free as a
Psychiatry Advisor
added Jun 9, 2015 12:12
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Smokers’ and ex-smokers’ understanding of electronic cigarettes: a qualitative study

The ambiguity around e-cigarettes in public health debates and medical practice is reflected in the positions and concerns of smokers. There is a need for both clear, up-to-date trustworthy information about their benefits and risks, and stronger regulati
Tobacco Control
added Jun 9, 2015 01:52
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'No evidence' linking smoking cessation drug with suicide, road accidents

However, a new study suggests that there is no strong evidence to link the drug with increased risks of suicidal behavior or traffic accidents as previously thought.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 5, 2015 16:02
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[UK] VIDEO: Matron: 'Mental health nurses buy patients cigarettes'

Mary Yates, matron of London's Maudsley Hospital - who has worked in mental-health care for more than 25 years - said nurses buy cigarettes for patients: "It's been commonplace for smoking to be facilitated, for nurses to purchase cigarettes for patients
BBC Online
added Jun 4, 2015 10:12
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[UK] VIDEO: Mental health patients 'smoke three times as much'

Forest says patients in mental health units should have the same freedom to smoke as the general public. The PHE survey suggests 64% of mental-health patients are addicted to tobacco - compared with 18% of the general population, although 9% of the units
BBC Online
added Jun 4, 2015 10:11
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[Sweden] Chantix Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Suicidal, Criminal Warnings

A study of more than 69,000 Swedes who used the smoking aid found no evidence for these worries, some of which led the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to place its strongest warning on the drug's label in 2009.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 3, 2015 10:33
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[Turkey] Smokers Feel More Pain

Not just smokers, but also passive smokers, need more anesthesia during surgery, according to a study presented at the Euroanaesthesia Congress. Compared with patients with no tobacco smoke exposure, smokers needed 38% more propofol to induce anesthesia,
MedPage Today
added Jun 1, 2015 11:38
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[Turkey] Smokers And Secondhand Smokers Require Heavier Anesthesia, Painkillers During Operations

new research proves that smokers and people exposed to secondhand smoke require more anesthesia and painkillers when undergoing operations in order to reach the same level of anesthesia as healthy non-smokers. Researchers have known that smoking increases
Medical Daily
added May 30, 2015 10:22
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[Turkey] Smokers May Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers for Surgery

Compared with patients who didn't smoke, those who smoked needed 33 percent more anesthesia throughout the operation. People exposed to secondhand smoke required 20 percent more anesthesia than nonsmokers, according to the researchers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 30, 2015 10:22
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