Smoking: Prevention, Cessation and Health Effects

Smoking can lead to a variety of ongoing complications in the body as well as long-term effects on body systems. While smoking can increase the risk of a variety of problems over several years, some of the bodily effects are immediate. This book provides a comprehensive overview of opinions and research findings on smoking and its harmful effects and serves as a valuable reference for researchers and the general public. The issue of electronic cigarettes is one of the most controversial topics in public health. This book also provides an overview of electronic cigarettes and opinions about their use patterns and health concerns, up-to-date evidence of the health risks and safety of electronic cigarettes are discussed. This book also highlights the policies and regulations on electronic cigarettes that vary across countries. Lastly, readers are also enlightened on the future perspectives of electronic cigarettes and whether they are a threat or an opportunity for public health.

Chapter 1: Impact of Smoking in Tabacco-Growing Developing Country: A Review by Ignatio Madanhire and Charles Mbohwa

Chapter 2: What is e-Cigarette and Associated Health Risks by Narvendra Maddu

Chapter 3: Pain Associated with the Use of Electronic Cigarettes by Linda Tang

Chapter 4: Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes in the United States by Azum Chowdhury

Chapter 5: Antagonism of Opioid µ Receptors for Smoking Cessation by Xiu Liu

Editor: Professor Dr Li Ping Wong and Professor Dr Victor CW Hoe
Hardcover: 66 pages (2019)
Publisher: IntechOpen, United Kingdom
ISBN: 978-1-78923-879-2