Chatting With Cindy Rios RN / BSN / CBN

What’s discussed in this episode with Cindy Rios, RN / BSN / CBN

  • When should I stop smoking before surgery? Why is it important to stop smoking? (1:15)
    • Update: stop nicotine products 72 hours before surgery
  • Do I need to stop smoking / vaping marijuana? (7:04)
  • Can I bring marijuana to Mexico? (7:55)
  • Can I use nicotine gum and patches instead of smoking? (9:10)
  • Do you test for nicotine at the hospital? Can my surgery be cancelled if I have nicotine in my system? (10:04)
  • Can I use chew? (11:03)
  • Can I use CBD oil? (11:51)
  • When can I use nicotine post-surgery once I’ve returned home? (13:33)

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