Exhaled carbon monoxide is a marker of heavy nicotine dependence


BABAOĞLU E. , Karalezli A., Mukremin E. R. , Hasanoglu H. C. , Oztuna D.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.46, ss.1677-1681, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1601-140
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1677-1681

Özet

Background/aim: Exhaled CO level provides an objective measure of a patient's smoking status. The relationship between CO levels and nicotine dependence is controversial. The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between exhaled CO levels and nicotine dependence as well as to demonstrate that exhaled CO levels may be used as a marker of nicotine dependence.