Findings from Major New Study of Utah Vaping Patients That Helps Doctors Identify and Treat Vaping-Associated Lung Injuries to be Announced on Friday

WHAT: 
Results of a major new study regarding treatment guidelines for patients with e-cigarette or vaping-associated lung injuries (E-VALI) will be announced by Intermountain Healthcare researchers on Friday. 
 
The Utah study will be published Friday in one of the world’s leading medical journals. Findings and recommendations are based on the clinical experience of Intermountain pulmonary and critical care experts who have treated more than 65 vaping-related injury patients during the past five months. With an aim to reduce and prevent deaths, the findings will guide future treatment for vaping-related injury patients across the globe. 
 
WHEN:
10am, MT, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
 
WHERE: 
Intermountain Medical Center – Trauma I Center 
5300 South State Street
(Enter Emergency Department entrance on east side of hospital)
Murray, UT 84107
 
WHO: 
– Researchers from Intermountain Healthcare and Utah Department of Health 
– Vaping-related injury patient

 

Intermountain Healthcare study will be published Friday in one of the world’s leading medical journals.