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Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health Grand Rounds

Friday, 07 May, 2021

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health will hold a Grand Rounds at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, May 7, in the Kohler Auditorium, SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital. Matthew Smeds, MD, DFSVS, FACS, associate professor of vascular surgery and medical director of vascular laboratories at Saint Louis University Hospital, will present, "Tobacco Cessation".

The rounds' objectives are:

  • Discuss nicotine/tobacco effects on the body in surgical patients
  • Demonstrate why surgical fields should assist their patients in quitting
  • Outline methods that can be used to assist patients in quitting tobacco