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Peter Boyle, Nigel Gray, Jack Henningfield, John Seffrin, and Witold Zatonski

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199566655

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.001.0001

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Smoking and other disorders

Smoking and other disorders

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(p.577) Chapter 33 Smoking and other disorders
Source:
Tobacco
Author(s):

Allan Hackshaw

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0033

This chapter presents an overview of the effects of smoking on other disorders, using published reviews and the results of published meta-analyses where available. Smoking is a risk factor for many chronic and non-fatal disorders other than cancer, respiratory, and cardiovascular diseases. It is associated with significant morbidity, which significantly impairs quality of life. Disorders associated with smoking include peptic ulcer, Crohn's disease, psoriasis, hip fracture, and type 2 diabetes.

Keywords:   cigarette smoking, tobacco use, health disorders, disease risk, quality of life

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