publication . Article . 2014

Patients are asking about e-cigarettes. What do we tell them?

Worsley, D.J.; Jones, K.; Marshman, Z.;
Open Access
  • Published: 25 Jul 2014 Journal: British Dental Journal, volume 217, pages 91-95 (issn: 0007-0610, eissn: 1476-5373, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Provides an overview of what e-cigarettes are and who is using them.\ud Considers the safety, quality and efficacy of e-cigarettes.\ud Outlines the current and proposed legislation on e-cigarettes.\ud Suggests advice for health professionals to give patients about e-cigarettes.\ud Lists the questions to consider when deciding whether to permit or prohibit use of e-cigarettes on premises.\ud Abstract\ud E-cigarettes are electronic devices that deliver vaporised nicotine liquid into the lungs. Since the introduction of e-cigarettes in 2004, the market in the UK has rapidly expanded and increasingly people are asking health professionals about them. This article gi...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Dentistry, Environmental health, Dental health, Patient safety, Nicotine, medicine.drug, medicine, Dentistry, business.industry, business, Harm reduction, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Dentist-Patient Relations
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