Efficacy of Electronic Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation

  title={Efficacy of Electronic Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation},
  author={Katherine Kelly Orr and Nicole J Asal},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={1502 - 1506}
Objective: To review data demonstrating effective smoking cessation with electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). Data Sources: A literature search of MEDLINE/PubMed (1946-March 2014) was performed using the search terms e-cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, and smoking cessation. Additional references were identified from a review of literature citations. Study Selection and Data Extraction: All English-language clinical studies assessing efficacy of e-cigarettes compared with baseline, placebo… 
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