Potential Adverse Health Consequences From Use of E-Cigarettes and Vaping.

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Summary of "Potential Adverse Health Consequences From Use of E-Cigarettes and Vaping."

Smokers who use combustible tobacco products, such as cigarettes, cigars, and pipes, have been turning to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) as an alternative to combustible tobacco products and as a smoking cessation tool. Use of e-cigarettes has been referred to as vaping, with numerous terms for these devices, such as vaporizers, vape pens, hookah pens, e-cigs, or e-pipes.


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Name: Oncology nursing forum
ISSN: 1538-0688
Pages: 645-646


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