Medical Risks of Marijuana
ISBN: 1610021797
EAN13: 9781610021791
Language: English
Pages: 91
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Medical Risks of Marijuana

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Pediatric Collections offers what you need to know - original, focused research in a snapshot approach. In recent years, exposure to marijuana and other cannabinoids has become an increasing challenge. Legalization of marijuana for both medical and recreational use has already happened in some states, and more states are considering this. What is the risk of use or secondary exposure, including accidental ingestion, to marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids? What factors are associated with use or secondary exposure? What are the implications for children and teens who use marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids? High-impact collection topics include: Health risk behaviors with synthetic cannabinoids versus Marijuana Risky behaviors associated with synthetic cannabinoid use Longitudinal predictors of adolescent synthetic cannabinoid use AAP policy opposing marijuana use and clinical, research, and legal updates to marijuana policies on youth Counseling parents and teens about marijuana use Strategies for reducing youth recreational marijuana use Alcohol and marijuana use among medically vulnerable youth Neurologic effects on newborns exposed to marijuana in pregnancy Clinical presentation of synthetic cannabinoids intoxication Prolonged atrial fibrillation precipitated by new-onset seizures after marijuana abuse Order this limited-edition print collection Pediatric Collections: Medical Risks of Marijuana to build your clinical reference library, augment your training and academic activities, launch new public health initiatives and research endeavors, or implement prevention strategies in your community. As a bonus to ordering this print collection, receive a FREE prevention poster with purchase, Synthetic Cannabinoids and Marijuana, The Who's Who of Usage.