E-cigarettes helped more smokers quit than nicotine replacement therapyBMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l2036 (Published 10 May 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l2036
- Rob Cook, clinical director1,
- Peter Davidson, clinical adviser2,
- Rosie Martin, clinical specialist1
- on behalf of NIHR Dissemination Centre
- 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit healthcare, London, UK
- 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
- Correspondence to R Cook
Hajek P, Phillips-Waller A, Przulj D, et al. A randomised trial of e-cigarettes versus nicotine-replacement therapy. N Engl J Med 2019;380:629-37.
This trial was funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme (12/167/135) and by Cancer Research UK.
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