Complications of Electronic Cigarettes
Linda Hyder Ferry, MD, MPH
Chief, Preventive Medicine Section, JL. Pettis VAMC
President, Foundation for Innovations in Nicotine Dependence (FIND)
Loma Linda, California
This activity was developed for physicians including Eisenhower medical staff along with nurses and ancillary staff.
At the end of this presentation, participants should be better able to:
- Discuss the tobacco epidemic changes of dual vs. sole use of combustible and electronic tobacco products by history and order lab tests for appropriate therapeutic interventions.
- Diagnose EVALI signs and symptoms on presentation in electronic cigarette users and describe those at high risk for serious lung injury.
- Counsel electronic tobacco users about risks and benefits of dual use vs. sole use and how to select NRT or oral meds for treatment.
- 1.00 AAFP
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Attendance
- 1.00 CA-BRN