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Physicians create guide for identifying, treating vaping lung illness

19:00 EST 7 Nov 2019 | AAAS

(University of Rochester Medical Center) As lung injuries from vaping continue to rise across the United States, physicians developed a new tool to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI). The practical and user-friendly algorithm provides a flow-chart for information-gathering, evaluation and treatment of patients who are experiencing this life-threatening condition. The creators expect the guide will help minimize missed diagnoses as cold and flu season ramps up.

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