A Common Source Outbreak of Severe Delirium Associated with Exposure to the Novel Synthetic Cannabinoid ADB-PINACA.

@article{Schwartz2015ACS,
  title={A Common Source Outbreak of Severe Delirium Associated with Exposure to the Novel Synthetic Cannabinoid ADB-PINACA.},
  author={Michael D Schwartz and Jordan Trecki and Laura A Edison and Alaina R. Steck and Justin K Arnold and Roy R L Gerona},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={
          573-80
        }
}
BACKGROUND Since 2009, synthetic cannabinoid (SC) use has emerged as a growing public health threat in the United States (US). Several outbreaks of unexpected, severe toxicity linked to SC use have been reported since 2012. Reports of varied and significant morbidity after SC use are expected to increase because newer compounds enter the marketplace more frequently as manufacturers attempt to circumvent regulatory efforts. CASE REPORT We report a cluster of 7 patients who experienced a… CONTINUE READING
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