Chapter 10. Smoking

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. Ian A. Campbell

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch10

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Campbell, I. A. (2008) Smoking, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999

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Keywords:

  • smoking;
  • respiratory system;
  • lung cancer;
  • bronchitis;
  • cardiovascular system

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Harm to Smokers

  • Mechanisms of Harm

  • Harm to Non-Smokers

  • Stopping Smoking

  • Safer Cigarettes

  • Smoking and Weight

  • Smoking in the Workplace

  • Children and Smoking

  • Smoking and the Developing World

  • References

  • Acknowledegement