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Figure 2. Preston perioperative patient tobacco cards

Preoperative smoking cessation: Every patient, every operation

Summarizes the challenges and benefits of launching a preoperative smoking cessation program.

Statement on the effects of tobacco use on surgical complications and the utility of smoking cessation counseling

This statement on the effects of tobacco was developed by the Patient Education Committee of the ACS Division of Education and approved by the Board of Regents.

Probability of surgical complications for smokers

ACS commemorates 50-year anniversary of Surgeon General’s report on smoking and health

January 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General’s report on smoking and health, and this news story summarizes surgeons’ involvement in smoking cessation efforts since that landmark report was published.

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