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The Pharmacologic and Clinical Effects of Medical Cannabis
TLDR
The pharmacology of cannabis, effects of various dosage formulations, therapeutics benefits and risks of cannabis for pain and muscle spasm, and safety concerns of medical cannabis use are described.
Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Treatment—a Systematic Review
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Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is a cyclic vomiting syndrome, preceded by daily to weekly cannabis use, usually accompanied by symptom improvement with hot bathing, and resolution with cessation of cannabis, which appears to be the best treatment.
A Pharmacotherapy Capstone Course to Target Student Learning and Programmatic Curricular Assessment
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The University of Colorado pharmacotherapy capstone course prepared students for the rigor of APPEs, provided insight that facilitated improvements in prerequisite courses, and was a nexus for the development of a renewed curriculum, which includes a new clinical capstonecourse.
Marijuana Use in Pregnancy and While Breastfeeding.
TLDR
Pregnant women should be advised to refrain from using marijuana during pregnancy and lactation because the harms are biologically plausible given the role of the endocannabinoid system in pregnancy implantation, placentation, and fetal neurologic development.
Recommendations From Cannabis Dispensaries About First-Trimester Cannabis Use.
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Nearly 70% of Colorado cannabis dispensaries contacted recommended cannabis products to treat nausea in the first trimester, and as cannabis legalization expands, policy and education efforts should involve dispensaries.
Epilepsy during pregnancy: focus on management strategies
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Risks for epilepsy during pregnancy are outlined, various recommendations from leading organizations are reviewed, and an evidence-based approach for managing patients with epilepsy before, during, and after pregnancy is provided.
Women's Health Across the Lifespan: A Pharmacotherapeutic Approach
Women's Health Across the Lifespan: A Pharmacotherapeutic Approach is a groundbreaking publication, a unique primary reference developed to help educate pharmacy students, pharmacists and other
Cannabidiol: A New Hope for Patients With Dravet or Lennox-Gastaut Syndromes
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CBD offers patients with DS and LGS a new treatment option for refractory seizures and is well tolerated, the first cannabis-derived medication with approval from the US Food and Drug Administration.
Medical Care for Swimmers
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This review article is an attempt to discuss various issues that a medical team should consider when caring for swimmers.
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