Priority 22 from the Electronic Cigarettes PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the views of healthcare professionals of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation (including in pregnancy)? And how can we improve knowledge? (JLA PSP Priority 22)
Overall ranking 22
JLA question ID 0087/22
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Erku, Daniel A., et al. "Beliefs and self-reported practices of healthcare professionals regarding electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS): a mixed-methods systematic review and synthesis." Nicotine & Tobacco Research (2019).  SR exploring HCP attitudes - doesn't look at pregnancy. Doesn't suggest how to improve knowledge/change attitudes.  

Health Research Classification System category Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What is the most effective way of increasing knowledge about vaping amongst health professionals, particularly within primary care? ~ Why do health care professionals still continue to insist that vaping is harmful and how do we better educate them in passing on the correct information regarding vaping?
Submitted by 11 x Healthcare Professionals, 17 x Patients
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0087
PSP name Electronic Cigarettes
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 52 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 20 September 2019