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Smoking and the young.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1467639     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Over one quarter of the risk of death due to the sudden infant death syndrome (cot death) is attributable to maternal smoking. Maternal smoking during pregnancy and infancy is one of the most important avoidable risk factors for infant death. Nicotine is a drug of addiction. Many young smokers are addicted to nicotine and develop withdrawal symptoms on stopping. Smoking is an important marker for other types of drug abuse, e.g. alcohol, cannabis and cocaine. The earlier children start smoking, the greater the risk of lung cancer and heart disease. Smoking affects immunity and has been associated with an increased risk of acquiring human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection.
Authors:
P Young
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0966-0461     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Nurs     Publication Date:    1992 Nov 12-25
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-01-28     Completed Date:  1993-01-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9212059     Medline TA:  Br J Nurs     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  648-51     Citation Subset:  N; X    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Child
Child Development*
Humans
Smoking / adverse effects*,  trends
Tobacco Smoke Pollution / adverse effects
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Tobacco Smoke Pollution

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