Chapter 2. The Health Risks of Smoking and the Benefits of Stopping

  1. Andy McEwen,
  2. Peter Hajek,
  3. Hayden McRobbie and
  4. Robert West

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757864.ch2

Manual of Smoking Cessation: A Guide For Counsellors and Practitioners

Manual of Smoking Cessation: A Guide For Counsellors and Practitioners

How to Cite

McEwen, A., Hajek, P., McRobbie, H. and West, R. (2006) The Health Risks of Smoking and the Benefits of Stopping, in Manual of Smoking Cessation: A Guide For Counsellors and Practitioners, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757864.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405133371

Online ISBN: 9780470757864

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Keywords:

  • smoking;
  • cancer;
  • mortality;
  • carbon monoxide;
  • nicotine

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Smoking mortality

  • Smoking morbidity

  • Health benefits of smoking cessation

  • Sources for updating health information and statistics

  • Multiple choice questions

  • References