Thoracic Surgeons and smoking cessation

The use of social media by health care professionals to connect with our patients has increased at a phenomenal rate in this age of enhanced technology, social networking and smartphones.

Thoracic surgeons, preventative medicine¬†and other pulmonary specialists at the University of Tennessee – Health Science Center in Memphis have created a new Apple application for help smokers finally put down those cigarettes for good.¬† The application which is called “Quit Forever App” is free and is an important tool in an increasing arsenal of health-related applications.

Author: K Eckland

World of Thoracic Surgery is a blog about the work, research, and practices of thoracic surgeons around the world. It includes case studies, [sometimes] dry research, interviews with thoracic surgeons along with patient perspectives, and feedback.

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