Effect of an electronic nicotine delivery device (e-Cigarette) on smoking reduction and cessation: a prospective 6-month pilot study

  title={Effect of an electronic nicotine delivery device (e-Cigarette) on smoking reduction and cessation: a prospective 6-month pilot study},
  author={Riccardo Polosa and Pasquale Caponnetto and Jaymin B. Morjaria and Gabriella A. Papale and D. Campagna and Cristina Russo},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  pages={786 - 786}
BackgroundCigarette smoking is a tough addiction to break. Therefore, improved approaches to smoking cessation are necessary. The electronic-cigarette (e-Cigarette), a battery-powered electronic nicotine delivery device (ENDD) resembling a cigarette, may help smokers to remain abstinent during their quit attempt or to reduce cigarette consumption. Efficacy and safety of these devices in long-term smoking cessation and/or smoking reduction studies have never been investigated.MethodsIn this… 

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