Associate Professor Edouard Tursan D'Espaignet

Director, Health Programs

Office of the DVC Global Engagement & Partnerships (Health Behaviour Sciences)

News

Smoking increases risk of complications after surgery, joint WHO study finds

January 21, 2020

People who smoke cigarettes are at a significantly higher risk of post-surgical complications including heart and lung injuries, infections and delayed or impaired wound healing, a new study has found.

Associate Professor Edouard Tursan D'Espaignet

Position

Director, Health Programs
Office of the DVC Global Engagement & Partnerships
Global Engagement and Partnerships Division

Focus area

Health Behaviour Sciences

Contact Details

Email edouard.tursandespaignet@newcastle.edu.au
Phone .

Office

Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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