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32nd Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

S06--NRS-CLIN: *Controversial Practices - Helpful or Harmful

Oct 18, 2018 2:00pm ‐ Oct 18, 2018 3:25pm


Overview of controversial therapies, including herbal products, nutritional supplements, salt rooms, Indrepta, vaping and other inhalants and medical/legalized marijuana.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define prevalence of CF patients' use of complimentary and alternative medicine and therapies and current practices with patients discussing their use of these products with care centers.
  • Summarize knowledge, risk perception, behaviors, education and perceived patient benefits about vaping, e-cigarettes, and other inhaled agents.
  • Review potential best practices regarding medical marijuana and transplant eligibility and palliative care uses.

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