Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook / Edition 1

Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook / Edition 1

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Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook / Edition 1

Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook / Edition 1

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Written by experienced clinicians for practicing physicians and other health care providers, this timely handbook presents today’s available information on cannabis and its uses in all areas of patient care. Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbooksummarizes what is currently known about the positive and negative health impacts of cannabis, detailed pharmacological profiles of both THC and CBD, considerations for each medical specialty, treatment approaches used by practicing clinicians, and insights into the history of cannabis and the current regulatory environment in the United States. This concise, easy-to-navigate guide is an invaluable resource for physicians and residents, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other clinicians who seek reliable clinical guidelines in this growing area of health care.
  • Organizes content by subspecialty, with chapters covering approved uses, side effects, interactions, potential benefits, and more.
  • Includes information on historical and cultural perspectives, current state of legalization in the U.S., cannabis chemical constituents, best practices for clinical use, and products currently available in legal cannabis dispensaries.
  • Provides current available evidence in addition to anecdotal findings of experienced prescribers.
  • Offers authoritative coverage from well-respected and trustworthy sources, providing an invaluable guide for expert recommendations and informed patient care.
A companion website will offer clinicians additional and up-to-date information about cannabis. This will include new insights gleaned from studies published since the completion of the book, as well as updated information concerning state and federal regulations that affect cannabis. The website will be an invaluable resource for clinicians who want to stay abreast of the rapidly evolving regulatory environment surrounding cannabis and remain informed about the latest findings in the field of cannabinoid research.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781975141899
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 09/09/2020
Edition description: First
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 586,727
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vi

Prologue viii

Prologue xiv

Preface xix

Acknowledgments xx

1 Cannabis: An Introduction 1

2 The History of Cannabis 20

3 The Classification of Cannabis 52

4 Constituents of Cannabis 63

5 U.S. Cannabis Regulations From Past to Present 120

6 The Endocannabinoid System 166

7 The Pharmacology of Cannabis 186

8 The Pharmacodynamics of Cannabis 264

9 Commonly Encountered Preparations 287

10 Endocrinology 308

11 Oncology 311

12 Gastroenterology 318

13 Neurology 323

14 Psychiatry 335

15 Gynecology 343

16 Rheumatology 347

17 Internal Medicine/Primary Care 352

18 Ophthalmology 363

13 Hepatology 367

20 Dermatology 372

21 Cannabis Use Disorder 378

22 Adverse Effects 383

Appendix A Glossary 401

Appendix B Current Regulations as of Early 2020 406

Index 473

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