Grand Rounds: Complications of Electronic Cigarettes

Thursday, February 13

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (PDT)

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Presenter:

Linda Hyder Ferry, MD, MPH

Chief, Preventive Medicine Section, JL. Pettis VAMC
President, Foundation for Innovations in Nicotine Dependence (FIND)
Loma Linda, California

Location:

Annenberg Health Sciences Building

City of Rancho Mirage Dining Room
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Phone: phone

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.