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Perioperative smoking cessation programs should be standard-of-care

  • Susan M. LeeEmail author
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Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Steven Backman, Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.

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© Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and TherapeuticsUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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