Devika R. Rao, Kendra L. Maple, Amy Dettori, Folashade Afolabi, Jenny K.R. Francis, Maddy Artunduaga, Tiffany J. Lieu, Kim Aldy, Dazhe James Cao, Stephanie Hsu, Sing Yi Feng, Vineeta Mittal
Abstract:BACKGROUND: In the United States in 2019, there was an outbreak of electronic cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI). The manifestations of EVALI in adolescents are not well characterized. We describe the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of EVALI in adolescents hospitalized at a tertiary care, university-affiliated children's hospital.
METHODS:A multidisciplinary committee developed an EVALI algorithm on the basis of guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.…
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