Medical Risks of Marijuana

Medical Risks of Marijuana

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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."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 91 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 7.62mm | 249.48g
  • Elk Grove Village, United States
  • English
  • 1610021797
  • 9781610021791

Table of contents

Study: Synthetic Cannabinoid Use Linked to Risky Behaviors
AAP News Original Publication March-13-2017
If You Are Not Aware of the Health Risks of Synthetic Cannabinoids, Two New Studies Will Remedy That Situation
Blog Original Publication March-13-2017
Health Risk Behaviors With Synthetic Cannabinoids Versus Marijuana
Article Original Publication April-1-2017
Longitudinal Predictors of Synthetic Cannabinoid Use in Adolescents
Article Original Publication April-1-2017
3% of High School Seniors Using Synthetic Cannabinoids
AAP News Original Publication September-11-2017
Synthetic Cannabinoid Use and High School Seniors: A Worrisome Combination
Blog Original Publication September-11-2017
Synthetic Cannabinoid Use Among High School Seniors
Article Original Publication September-1-2017
Updated AAP Policy Opposes Marijuana Use, Citing Potential Harms, Lack of Research
AAP News Original Publication February-23-2015
Policy Statement: The Impact of Marijuana Policies on Youth: Clinical, Research, and Legal Update
From the American Academy of Pediatrics Original Publication March-1-2015
Technical Report: The Impact of Marijuana Policies on Youth: Clinical, Research, and Legal Update
From the American Academy of Pediatrics Original Publication March-1-2015
Increased Availability of Marijuana Means More Parent Questions for Pediatricians
AAP News Original Publication February-27-2017
Counseling Parents and Teens About Marijuana Use in the Era of Legalization of Marijuana
From the American Academy of Pediatrics Original Publication March-1-2017
Neurologic Effects on a Newborn Exposed to Marijuana in Pregnancy
Index of Suspicion Original Publication September-1-2017
Policy Strategies to Reduce Youth Recreational Marijuana Use
Article Original Publication June-1-2017
Clinical Presentation of Intoxication Due to Synthetic Cannabinoids
Article Original Publication April-1-2017
Alcohol and Marijuana Use and Treatment Nonadherence Among Medically Vulnerable Youth
Article Original Publication September-1-2015
Prolonged Atrial Fibrillation Precipitated by New-Onset Seizures and Marijuana Abuse
Article Original Publication February-1-2014
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About American Academy of Pediatrics AAP

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 66,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP is the largest pediatric publisher in the world, with a diverse list of resources that includes essential clinical and practice management titles and award-winning books for parents.
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