Smoking Cessation and Anesthesia

Updated 09/14/2015 by Susan M. Lee, MD Smoking and Anesthesia/Surgery An estimated 42.1 million U.S. adults (almost 18% of the population) currently smoke [Jamal Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 63(47):1108-12, 2014] and up to half of these individuals will die prematurely because of their use of tobacco. Each year, millions of cigarette smokers require surgery and … Continue reading Smoking Cessation and Anesthesia