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Intervention Protocol

Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation and reduction

  1. Hayden McRobbie1,*,
  2. Chris Bullen2,
  3. Peter Hajek1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group

Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 3 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010216


How to Cite

McRobbie H, Bullen C, Hajek P. Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation and reduction (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010216. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010216.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Barts & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, London, UK

  2. 2

    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, National Institute for Health Innovation, Auckland, New Zealand

*Hayden McRobbie, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, 55 Philpot Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 2HJ, UK. hayden.mcrobbie@inspiringlimited.com. h.j.mcrobbie@qmul.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The primary objective is to evaluate the efficacy of electronic cigarettes (ECs) for helping people who smoke to achieve long-term cessation.

The secondary objectives are to evaluate the efficacy of ECs for helping smokers to substantially reduce cigarette use and to assess potential adverse effects.