Patients who quit smoking for their surgery have better outcomes.

Preoperative smoking cessation reduces patient risk for complications (  Sørensen LT, Annals Surg, 2012 Jun)

Preoperative smoking cessation reduces patient risk for complications (Sørensen LT, Annals Surg, 2012 Jun)


EFFORTS TO HELP SURGICAL PATIENTS QUIT WILL BE REWARDED WITH

 IMPROVED SURGICAL OUTCOMES AND LONG-TERM HEALTH BENEFITS.

 

there are clear benefits to quitting before and remaining abstinent after a surgery.

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