COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 40: Breaking Down the Impact of Smoking in COVID-19 Part 1
This episode was recorded June 17, 2020.
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Guest: J. Taylor Hays, M.D. (@jtaylorhays), Robert Vassallo, M.D.
Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006)
Is smoking a risk factor for severe disease in COVID-19? How accurate is the documentation of smoking in COVID-19 cohorts currently published? What role should a smoking history play in the prognosis and management of COVID-19? Drs. Hays and Vassallo discuss the prevalence of smoking worldwide, the impact of documentation, and the role smoking may play in COVID-19.
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