Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: Reports of Fatal Cases

  title={Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: Reports of Fatal Cases},
  author={Mahra Nourbakhsh and Angela Miller and Jeffery Gofton and G.R.D. Jones and Bamidele A Adeagbo},
  journal={Journal of Forensic Sciences},
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) is one of the more clinically challenging effects of cannabis consumption. It is characterized by cyclic attacks of nausea and vomiting in chronic cannabinoid users and learned behavior of compulsive hot bathing. The deaths of a 27‐year‐old female, a 27‐year‐old male, and a 31‐year‐old male with a history of CHS are reported. The decedents had a history of cyclical nausea and vomiting, chronic cannabinoid use and negative laboratory, radiological and… 

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  • S. Lipson
  • Medicine
    Health Education and Care
  • 2020
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