Monitoring of Exhaled Carbon Monoxide to Promote Pre-operative Smoking Cessation
1. Patients ≥ 18 yrs. scheduled for elective non-cardiac surgery at Mayo Clinic
2. Current smoking, defined as > 100 cigarettes lifetime consumption and self-report of
smoking every day.
1. An inability to understand consent procedures;
2. Inability to complete a written questionnaire.
Type of Study:
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Preoperative Carbon Monoxide Levels
Outcome Time Frame:
the morning of surgery
David O Warner, MD
United States: Institutional Review Board
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